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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to Þul Trollkvenna 3III

[4] Fjǫlvǫr: Lit. ‘very cautious one’, from the adj.  fjǫlvarr ‘very cautious’ (see also Note to l. 7 below). The name does not occur elsewhere, but cf. the m. form Fjǫlvarr in Hárb 16/1 (NK 80) með Fiǫlvari ‘with Fjǫlvarr’, where it may denote a giant.


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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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