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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to Hfr Hákdr 7III

[1] lukusk ‘was concluded’: This disyllabic pl. form must undergo resolution if the line is to scan (Gade 1995a, 63). Ms. B’s lauksk (sg.) is an acceptable alternative solution, as ráð occurs in both sg. and pl. in most of its senses, but is most probably scribal.


  1. Bibliography
  2. Gade, Kari Ellen. 1995a. The Structure of Old Norse dróttkvætt Poetry. Islandica 49. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.


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