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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to Anon Vitn 2VII

[8] firum (m. dat. pl.) ‘men’: Fyrðum ‘men’ (so 713) is unmetrical because the first syllable in metrical position three should be short (fir- rather than fyrð-; see Kuhn 1983, 174-5; Gade 1995, 118-23).


  1. Bibliography
  2. Kuhn, Hans (1899). 1983. Das Dróttkvætt. Heidelberg: Winter.


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