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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

18 — Alv 18

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Ský heita með mönnum
en skúrván með goðum,
kalla vindflot vanir,
úrván jötnar,
álfar veðrmegin,
kalla í helju hjálm huliðs.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Clouds they’re called by men, and hope-of-showers by the gods,
the Vanir call them wind-floaters,
hope-of-dew the giants call them, power-of-storms the elves,
in hell the concealing helmet.’

editions: Skj Not in Skj;


GKS 2365 4° (R) 19v, 33 - 20r, 1 (Edda)  image  image  
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