Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Hym 20)
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Egndi á öngul
sá er öldum bergr,
gein við öngli
sú er goð fjá
allra landa. (eddic or germanic)
(The protector of humans, the serpent’s sole slayer,*
baited his hook with the ox’s head.
The one whom the gods hate, the All-Lands-Girdler
from below gaped wide over the hook.
editions: Skj Not in Skj;