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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Not published: do not cite ()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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37 — Fáfn 37

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Erat svá horskr
hildimeiðr
sem ek hers jaðar
hyggja myndak
ef hann bróður lætr
ábrott komaz
en hann öðrum hefr
aldrs of synjað.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘The warrior isn’t so wise
as I thought a war-leader ought to be,
if he lets one brother get away,
when he’s denied the other old age.’
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 31r, 33 - 31v, 2 (Edda)  image  image  
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