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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

30 — Alv 30

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Nótt heitirmeðmönnum
en njól með goðum,
kalla grímu ginnregin,
óljós jötnar,
álfarsvefngaman,
kalladvergardraumnjörun.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Night it’s called among men, and darkness by the gods,
the masker by the mighty Powers,
unlight by the giants, sleep-joy by the elves,
the dwarfs call it dream-goddess.’
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 20r, 12 - 20r, 13 (Edda)  image  image  
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