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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to Þul Jǫtna I 3III

[8] Svárangr: The name is known from Hárb 29/4 (NK 83) where synir Svárangs ‘the sons of Svárangr’ are Þórr’s enemies. The first part of the cpd is derived from the adj. svárr ‘heavy, grave’, while ‑angr must be a suffix (Finnur Jónsson 1934-5, 299).


  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. Finnur Jónsson. 1934-5. ‘Þulur: Søkonge- og jættenavneremserne’. APS 9, 289-308.
  4. Internal references
  5. Not published: do not cite ()


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