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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

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12 — Fáfn 12

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Fáfn 12)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Norna dóm
þú munt fyr nesjum hafa
ok ósvinnz apa;
ívatni þú drukknar
ef í vindi rær;
allt er feigs forað.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘The norns’ judgement you’ll get in sight of land,*
and the fate of a fool;
you’ll drown in the water even if you row in a breeze;
all is dangerous for the doomed man.’
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 30v, 11 - 30v, 13 (Edda)  image  image  
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