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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Eyv Hál 2I l. 3

niðr — kinsman


1. niðr (noun m.; °-s; niðjar/niðir, acc. niði): son, kinsman, relative



[3] niðr Ása ‘the kinsman of the Æsir <gods> [= Óðinn]’: The god who fathers Sæmingr jarl is identified as Óðinn later in the stanza, as also in Yng (ÍF 26, 21) and the Prologue to SnE (2005, 6, where Hál is mentioned but not quoted), but his paternity is assigned to Yngvi-Freyr in the Prologue to Hkr (ÍF 26, 4).



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