Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Eyv Hál 1I l. 5

meðan — while

lemma:

meðan (conj.): while

readings:

[5] meðan: þvíat W

notes:

[5, 8] meðan teljum ætt hans til goða ‘while we [I] reckon his lineage back to the gods’: The referent of hans ‘his’ is not clarified in the stanza, but the name of Eyvindr’s patron, Hákon jarl Sigurðarson, was probably specified in a (lost) introductory stanza.

kennings:

grammar:

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