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Note to Anon Nkt 61II

[9] gaf* (3rd pers. sg. pret. indic.) ‘gave’: Gfu ‘gave’ (3rd pers. pl. pret. indic.) has been emended to gaf (sg.) because the disyllabic form makes the l. hypermetrical and because the grammatical subject is sg. (so also Skj B and Skald).

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. Skj B = Finnur Jónsson, ed. 1912-15b. Den norsk-islandske skjaldedigtning. B: Rettet tekst. 2 vols. Copenhagen: Villadsen & Christensen. Rpt. 1973. Copenhagen: Rosenkilde & Bagger.
  3. Skald = Kock, Ernst Albin, ed. 1946-50. Den norsk-isländska skaldediktningen. 2 vols. Lund: Gleerup.

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