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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Not published: do not cite ()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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42 — Fáfn 42

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Liggja til Gjúka
grænar brautir,
fram vísa sköp
fólklíðöndum;
þar hefir dýrr konungr
dóttur alna,
þá mundu, Sigurðr,
mundi kaupa.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Green paths lie straight towards Giuki,
fate points forward for a far-travelling man.
There the lavish king has raised up a daughter.
Sigurd, you’ll win her with a wedding settlement.
)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 31v, 11 - 31v, 13 (Edda)  image  image  
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