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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Sól 49VII

Carolyne Larrington and Peter Robinson (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Sólarljóð 49’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 329-30.

Anonymous PoemsSólarljóð
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nýtr ‘benefits’

njóta (verb): enjoy, use

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sem ‘who’

sem (conj.): as, which

[3] sem: er 214ˣ, 2797ˣ

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gótt ‘good’

góðr (adj.): good

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frá ‘away from’

frá (prep.): from

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* ‘’

(non-lexical)

[5] * mér: ek mér 166bˣ, er mér papp15ˣ, 738ˣ, 214ˣ, 1441ˣ, 10575ˣ, 2797ˣ

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[5] mér ‘for me’: All mss but two add an unnecessary rel. er before mér; 166bˣ and one other have ek ‘I’, probably an error in abbreviation.

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mér ‘for me’

ek (pron.; °mín, dat. mér, acc. mik): I, me

[5] * mér: ek mér 166bˣ, er mér papp15ˣ, 738ˣ, 214ˣ, 1441ˣ, 10575ˣ, 2797ˣ

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[5] mér ‘for me’: All mss but two add an unnecessary rel. er before mér; 166bˣ and one other have ek ‘I’, probably an error in abbreviation.

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var ‘was’

2. vera (verb): be, is, was, were, are, am

[5] var: om. 1441ˣ

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sandi ‘with sand’

sandr (noun m.; °-s, dat. -i; -ar): sand, beach

[6] sandi: í sandi 738ˣ, 214ˣ

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[6] sæng orpin sandi ‘a bed heaped up with sand’: The grave, a typical contrast with the comforts which life had offered.

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orpin ‘heaped up’

1. verpa (verb): to throw, cast (up)

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[6] sæng orpin sandi ‘a bed heaped up with sand’: The grave, a typical contrast with the comforts which life had offered.

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sæng ‘a bed’

sæng (noun f.; °-r/-(j)ar, dat. -/-u; -r/-ar/-jar): bed

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[6] sæng orpin sandi ‘a bed heaped up with sand’: The grave, a typical contrast with the comforts which life had offered.

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