Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Lil 53VII l. 8

vildi — want

lemma:

vilja (verb): want, intend

readings:

[8] minnaz vildi hun eitthvert sinni: fæddi þann for meinin græddi Vb, 41 8°ˣ;    vildi: vildir 4892

notes:

[5, 8] eg verð minnaz … hun vildi minnaz ‘I must remember … would that she would remember’: The parallel construction points to the poet’s hope for a reciprocal relationship: his meditation on Mary’s sorrows will lead to her awareness of his. Cf. 69/3-4 and 99/5-6.

kennings:

grammar:

Irregular verbs: vilja (to wish)

indic.subj.
pres.pastpres.past
sing.


pl.
1
2
3
1
2
3
vil
vill, vilt
vill
viljum
vilið
vilja
vilda
vildir
vildi
vildum
vilduð
vildu
vilja
vilir
vili
vilim
vilið
vili
vilda
vildir
vildi
vildim
vildið
vildi
pres. part.
past part.
viljandi
viljat
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