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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to Anon Mhkv 29III

[1] er leitat orða í munn mér ‘they seek in my mouth for words’: Lit. ‘it is sought for words in my mouth’. Cf. the words of Óðinn in Hávm 141/4-5 (NK 40) after that god received a sip of the mead of poetry: orð mér af orði | orðz leitaði ‘one word found another word for me’.


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  2. NK = Neckel, Gustav and Hans Kuhn (1899), eds. 1983. Edda: Die Lieder des Codex Regius nebst verwandten Denkmälern. 2 vols. I: Text. 5th edn. Heidelberg: Winter.
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  4. Not published: do not cite ()


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