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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Not published: do not cite ()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 

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13 — Fáfn 13

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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, Fáfnir,
allz þik fróðan kveða
ok vel margt vita:
Hverjar ru þær nornir
er nauðgönglar ru
ok kjósa mæðr frá mögum?   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Tell me, Fafnir, you are said to be wise*
and to know a great deal;
which are those norns who go to help those in need
and bring children forth from their mothers?’*
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 30v, 13 - 30v, 15 (Edda)  image  image  
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