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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

34 — Alv 34

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Öl heitir með mönnum
en með ásum bjórr,
kallaveig vanir,
hreinalög jötnar
en íhelju mjöð,
kalla sumbl Suttungs synir.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Ale it’s called among men, and beer by the gods,
the Vanir call it liquor,
clear-brew the giants, and mead in hell,
the sons of Suttung call it drink.’

editions: Skj Not in Skj;


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