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 Lofarr: According to Vsp 14/4, 16/8, a forefather of the dwarfs (so also Gylf, SnE 2005, 16). The name may mean ‘stooper’ (cf. New Norw. luva ‘bend down, walk or sit bent over’ and luv adj. ‘one with a bowed head, with hair over the forehead’; so Gould 1929, 950). However, Lofarr may also be connected with the weak verb lofa ‘praise’; so Dronke 1997, 10).
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