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Anon Sól 7VII

Carolyne Larrington and Peter Robinson (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Sólarljóð 7’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 300.

Anonymous PoemsSólarljóð
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kómu ‘came’

koma (verb; kem, kom/kvam, kominn): come

[2] kómu: ‘kuami’ 10575ˣ

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ór ‘down’

3. ór (prep.): out of

[2] ór: af 214ˣ, 1441ˣ

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[2] ór himnum ‘from the heavens’: Occurs as sg. himni in 166bˣ, but the pl. is in papp15ˣ, 738ˣ and 42 other mss.

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himnum ‘from the heavens’

himinn (noun m.; °himins, dat. himni; himnar): heaven, sky

[2] himnum: so papp15ˣ, 738ˣ, 167b 6ˣ, 1441ˣ, 2797ˣ, himni 166bˣ, 214ˣ, 10575ˣ

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[2] ór himnum ‘from the heavens’: Occurs as sg. himni in 166bˣ, but the pl. is in papp15ˣ, 738ˣ and 42 other mss.

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ofan ‘above’

ofan (adv.): down

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tóku ‘gathered’

2. taka (verb): take

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í ‘in’

í (prep.): in, into

[4] í: om. 1441ˣ

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hreinu ‘a pure’

2. hreinn (adj.; °compar. hreinari/hreinni, superl. hreinastr/hreinstr): pure

[4] hreinu ‑lífi: hreinlífi papp15ˣ, 1441ˣ, 10575ˣ

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lífi ‘existence’

líf (noun n.; °-s; -): life < hreinlífi (noun n.): chastity

[4] hreinu ‑lífi: hreinlífi papp15ˣ, 1441ˣ, 10575ˣ

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hon ‘it’

hann (pron.; °gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana): he, she, it, they, them...

[5, 6] hon skal lifa æ: hon skal æ lifa all

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[5-6] hon skal lifa æ með almátkum guði ‘it [lit. she, viz. the soul] will live ... forever with almighty God’: In keeping with earlier eds (Skj B; Skald; Bugge) æ ‘forever’ (l. 5) has been moved to l. 6 to provide the necessary alliteration.

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skal ‘will’

skulu (verb): shall, should, must

[5, 6] hon skal lifa æ: hon skal æ lifa all

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[5-6] hon skal lifa æ með almátkum guði ‘it [lit. she, viz. the soul] will live ... forever with almighty God’: In keeping with earlier eds (Skj B; Skald; Bugge) æ ‘forever’ (l. 5) has been moved to l. 6 to provide the necessary alliteration.

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lifa ‘live’

lifa (verb): live

[5, 6] hon skal lifa æ: hon skal æ lifa all

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[5-6] hon skal lifa æ með almátkum guði ‘it [lit. she, viz. the soul] will live ... forever with almighty God’: In keeping with earlier eds (Skj B; Skald; Bugge) æ ‘forever’ (l. 5) has been moved to l. 6 to provide the necessary alliteration.

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æ ‘forever’

2. æ (adv.): always, forever

[5, 6] hon skal lifa æ: hon skal æ lifa all

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[5-6] hon skal lifa æ með almátkum guði ‘it [lit. she, viz. the soul] will live ... forever with almighty God’: In keeping with earlier eds (Skj B; Skald; Bugge) æ ‘forever’ (l. 5) has been moved to l. 6 to provide the necessary alliteration.

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með ‘with’

með (prep.): with

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[5-6] hon skal lifa æ með almátkum guði ‘it [lit. she, viz. the soul] will live ... forever with almighty God’: In keeping with earlier eds (Skj B; Skald; Bugge) æ ‘forever’ (l. 5) has been moved to l. 6 to provide the necessary alliteration.

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almátkum ‘almighty’

almáttigr (adj.; °·máttkan/máttigan): almighty

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[5-6] hon skal lifa æ með almátkum guði ‘it [lit. she, viz. the soul] will live ... forever with almighty God’: In keeping with earlier eds (Skj B; Skald; Bugge) æ ‘forever’ (l. 5) has been moved to l. 6 to provide the necessary alliteration.

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guði ‘God’

1. guð (noun m.; °***guðrs, guðis, gus): (Christian) God

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[5-6] hon skal lifa æ með almátkum guði ‘it [lit. she, viz. the soul] will live ... forever with almighty God’: In keeping with earlier eds (Skj B; Skald; Bugge) æ ‘forever’ (l. 5) has been moved to l. 6 to provide the necessary alliteration.

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