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Note to Sigv Víkv 1I

[1] langr ‘long’: The adj. frequently collocates with a ship-word (Jesch 2001a, 123-4). The variant reading langt is also possible, if read as the n. sg. form used adverbially, hence bar langt at sundi ‘carried far out to sea’.

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. Jesch, Judith. 2001a. Ships and Men in the Late Viking Age: The Vocabulary of Runic Inscriptions and Skaldic Verse. Woodbridge: Boydell.

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