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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to Þul Trollkvenna 5III

[3] Kráka: Lit. ‘crow’. As the name of a troll-woman the word is not found elsewhere, but cf. meinkráka ‘evil crow’ referring to Loki in Lok 43/5 (NK 105 meinkráco).

References

  1. Bibliography
  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.
  3. Internal references
  4. Not published: do not cite ()

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