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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

42 — Skí 42

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Löng er nótt,
langar ru tvær,
hvé um þreyjak þrjár?
Oft mér mánaðr
minni þótti
en sjá hálf hýnótt.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Long is one night, long are two,
how shall I long through three?
Often a month to me has seemed less
than half one of these wedding-eves.’)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 12r, 28 - 12r, 30 (Edda)  image  image  
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