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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

22 — Hym 22

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Hym 22)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Hreingálkn hlumðu
en hölkn þutu,
fór in forna
fold öll saman,
sökkðiz síðan
sá fiskr í mar.
Óteitr jötunn,
er þeir aftr reru,
svá að ár Hymir
ekki mælti,
veifði hann ræði
veðrs annars til.   (eddic or germanic)

(The sea-wolf shrieked and the rock-bottom re-echoed,
all the ancient earth was collapsing*
… … . .
then that fish sank itself into the sea.
The giant wasn’t jolly as they rowed back,
at first Hymir didn’t say a word;
he swung round the rowing, completely changed tack:
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 14v, 5 - 14v, 8 (Edda)  image  image  
Runic data from Samnordisk runtextdatabas, Uppsala universitet, unless otherwise stated