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Note to ÞjóðA Sex 6II

[7] ímr ‘the dark wolf’: The word etymologically embraces the sense ‘dark’ (AEW), and there may be play on the epithet hǫss ‘grey’, here applied to the eagle but to the wolf in the sole citation in Fritzner.

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. AEW = Vries, Jan de. 1962. Altnordisches etymologisches Wörterbuch. 2nd rev. edn. Rpt. 1977. Leiden: Brill.
  3. Fritzner = Fritzner, Johan. 1883-96. Ordbog over det gamle norske sprog. 3 vols. Kristiania (Oslo): Den norske forlagsforening. 4th edn. Rpt. 1973. Oslo etc.: Universitetsforlaget.

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