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Runic Dictionary

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Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: an electronic edition (Edd.)

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

prose works

Skírnismál (Skí) - 64

Skírnismál

Not published: do not cite ()

segments:  0a 

non-skaldic stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   41   42 

0b — [not skaldic]

Cite as: Not published: do not cite ([not skaldic])

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).

Freyr, sonr Njarðar, hafði setzk íHliðskjálf ok sá um heima alla. Hann sá í jötunheima ok sá þar mey fagra þá er hon gekk frá skála föður síns til skemmu. Þar af fekk hann hugsóttir miklar. Skírnir hét skósveinn Freys. Njörðr bað hann kveðja Frey máls. Þá mælti Skaði:

(Freyr, the son of Niord, had seated himself in Hlidskialf and looked over all the worlds. He looked into Giant-land and saw there a beautiful girl, as she was walking from her father’s hall to an outbuilding. From that he caught great sickness of heart. Skirnir was the name of Freyr’s page. Niord asked him to go and have a conversation with Freyr. Then Skadi said: )

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 11r, 10 - 11r, 14 (Edda)  image  image  
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