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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

4 — Skí 4

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Skí 4)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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).

Hví um segjak þér,
seggr inn ungi,
mikinn móðtrega?
Því að álfröðull
lýsir um alla daga
ok þeygi að mínum munum.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Why should I tell you, young man,
about my great sorrow of heart,
for the elf-radiance shines day after every day,*
but not according to my desires.’)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 11r, 19 - 11r, 20 (Edda)  image  image  
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