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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

21 — Alv 21

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Segðu mér það, Alvíss,
öll of rök fira,
vörumk, dvergr, að vitir,
hvé það logn heitir
er liggja skal
heimi hverjum í.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Tell me this, All-wise—I reckon, dwarf,
that you know all the fates of men—
what calm is called, which lies quiet,
in all the worlds.’
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 20r, 3 - 20r, 4 (Edda)  image  image  
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