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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

Alvíssmál

Not published: do not cite ()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 

7 — Alv 7

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Sáttir þínar
er ek vil snemma hafa
ok það gjaforð geta;
eiga vilja,
heldr en án vera,
það ið mjallhvíta man.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Your consent I’d quickly like to gain
and to get a bridal agreement;
I had rather have her than go without
the snow-white girl.’
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 19v, 18 - 19v, 20 (Edda)  image  image  
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