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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

25 — Alv 25

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Alv 25)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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 sá eldr heitir
er brenn fyr alda sonum
heimi hverjum í.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Tell me this, All-wise—I reckon, dwarf,
that you know all the fates of men—
what fire is called, burning before the sons of men,
in each world.’
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 20r, 7 - 20r, 8 (Edda)  image  image  
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