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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to Mberf Lv 3II

[1] sús ein ‘there is one’: Although the reading eins sú lit. ‘one is that’ (so all others) is syntactically possible, the Mork version is preferable from a metrical point of view (internal rhyme directly preceding the sentence boundary in Type XE 4; see Gade 1995a, 97-9).


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


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