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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

Fáfnismál (Fáfn) - 66

Fáfnismál

Not published: do not cite ()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   36   37   38   39   40   41   42   43   44   45 

2 — Fáfn 2

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Göfugt dýr ek heiti
en ek gengið hefk
inn móðurlausi mögr,
föður ek ákka
sem fira synir,
geng ek einn saman.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘ “Pre-eminent beast” I’m called, and I go about*
as a motherless boy;
I have no father, as the sons of men do,
I always go alone.’
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 30r, 29 - 30r, 31 (Edda)  image  image  
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