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Note to Anon Pét 14VII

[2] lofsælastur ‘the most glorious’: Ms. ‘lofsælaztr’. Kock (NN §1712A) objects to Finnur Jónsson’s adoption of desyllabified -ur and proposes instead that a monosyllabic adv. (at Skald II, 300 þá) be inserted between lofsælastr and mælir to gain the extra syllable needed in the l. See Note to 4/2.

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. Skald = Kock, Ernst Albin, ed. 1946-50. Den norsk-isländska skaldediktningen. 2 vols. Lund: Gleerup.
  3. NN = Kock, Ernst Albin. 1923-44. Notationes Norrœnæ: Anteckningar till Edda och skaldediktning. Lunds Universitets årsskrift new ser. 1. 28 vols. Lund: Gleerup.

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