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Note to Anon Líkn 22VII

[6] sólhallar ‘of the sun’s hall’: In B lower tips of possible long <s> and <l> remain; Sveinbjörn Egilsson (1844, 42) suggests sólhallar, which all have accepted. ‘Sun’ + ‘building’ is a common kenning type for ‘heaven’.

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. Sveinbjörn Egilsson, ed. 1844. Fjøgur gømul kvæði. Boðsrit til að hlusta á þá opinberu yfirheyrslu í Bessastaða Skóla þann 22-29 mai 1844. Viðeyar Klaustri: prentuð af Helga Helgasyni, á kostnað Bessastaða Skóla. Bessastaðir: Helgi Helgason.

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