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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

31 — Alv 31

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Alv 31)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

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

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 20r, 13 - 20r, 14 (Edda)  image  image  
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