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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

Skírnismál (Skí) - 64

Skírnismál

Not published: do not cite ()

segments:  0a 

non-skaldic stanzas:  1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20   21   22   23   24   25   26   27   28   29   30   31   32   33   34   35   36   37   38   39   40   41   42 

11 — Skí 11

Cite as: Not published: do not cite (Skí 11)

The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page.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

Segðu það, hirðir,
er þú á haugi sitr
ok varðar alla vega,
hvé ek að andspilli
komumk ins unga mans
fyr greyjum Gymis.   (eddic or germanic)

(‘Tell me this, herdsman, as you sit on the mound*
and watch all the ways,
how I may come to converse with the young girl,
despite the dogs of Gymir.’)

editions: Skj Not in Skj;

sources

GKS 2365 4° (R) 11v, 2 - 11v, 4 (Edda)  image  image  
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