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Note to Anon Mey 27VII

[2] dróttins ‘of the Lord’: Although the vowel of the first syllable is probably short elsewhere in Mey, it must be long here to provide aðalhending with ótta (see Björn K. Þórolfsson 1925, 6). So also 47/8 drótt : -vótt.


  1. Internal references
  2. Kirsten Wolf 2007, ‘(Introduction to) Anonymous, Heilagra meyja drápa’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 891-930.


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