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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

Alvíssmál (Alv) - 36


Not published: do not cite ()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 

1 — Alv 1

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Bekki breiða,
nú skal brúðr með mér
heim ísinni snúaz!
Hratað um mægi
mun hverjum þikkja,
heima skalat hvíld nema!   (eddic or germanic)

(‘To deck the benches the bride is coming with me,
coming home now in this company;
a precipitate in-lawship it might seem to everyone;
at home our rest won’t be wrecked.’

editions: Skj Not in Skj;


GKS 2365 4° (R) 19v, 7 - 19v, 8 (Edda)  image  image  
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