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

ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson;

prose works

Hymiskviða (Hym) - 37

Hymiskviða

Not published: do not cite ()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 

16 — Hym 16

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Þess vænti ek
að þér myni
ögn af oxa
auðfeng vera.
Sveinn sýsliga
sveif til skógar
þar er uxi stóð
alsvartr fyr.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘I expect that it’ll be easy for you
to get bait from the oxen.’
The young man hastened smartly to the woods,
there stood an ox, jet-black before him.
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 14r, 26 - 14r, 28 (Edda)  image  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated