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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

9 — Fáfn 9

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Því bregðr þú nú mér, Fáfnir,
að til fjarri sják
mínum feðrmunum,
eigi em ek haftr
þótt ek væra hernumi;
þú fannt að ek lauss lifi!   (eddic or germanic)

(‘You taunt me now, Fafnir, because I’m far away
from my father’s inheritance;
but I’m no captive, though I was taken prisoner;
you’ve found that I’m a free agent!’
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 30v, 6 - 30v, 8 (Edda)  image  image  
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