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Note to stanza
 sauðnir (m.) ‘one suffering from heat’: The word could have been derived from the strong verb sjóða ‘cook’ (cf. ModIcel. seyða ‘boil, simmer’) and, if so, related to New Norw. søyda ‘languid because of heat’ (see Falk 1925a, 244). The heiti occurs only once, in C14th skaldic verse (EGils Guðkv 1/6IV), which possibly indicates that it was taken from a learned source, perhaps from the þulur.
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