Elena Gurevich (ed.) 2017, ‘Anonymous Þulur, Fugla heiti 7’ in Kari Ellen Gade and Edith Marold (eds), Poetry from Treatises on Poetics. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 3. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 958.
Hrókr, gjóðr, hegri ok haftyrðill,
brandgás, hroðgás, brimorri, már,
sendlingr, skrýtingr, snæfugl, skári,
vakr, valr, dúfa, vallófr, stari.
Hrókr, gjóðr, hegri ok haftyrðill, brandgás, hroðgás, brimorri, már, sendlingr, skrýtingr, snæfugl, skári, vakr, valr, dúfa, vallófr, stari.
‘Shag, osprey, heron and little auk, shelduck, barnacle goose, velvet scoter, seagull, sandpiper, skrýtingr, snow-bunting, young seagull, buzzard, falcon, dove, vallófr, starling. ’
Of the seventeen bird names listed in this stanza nine occur in poetry, i.e. hrókr m. ‘shag’, gjóðr m. ‘osprey’, hegri m. ‘heron’ (l. 1), már m. ‘seagull’ (l. 4), skári m. ‘young seagull’ (l. 6), vakr m. ‘buzzard’, valr m. ‘falcon’, dúfa f. ‘dove’ (l. 7), stari m. ‘starling’ (l. 8).
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Hrókr gioðr hægri ok haftyrðill brand | gás hróðgas brimoʀri marr sendlíngr skrytingr snęfvgl skári vakr valr dvfa ⸝⸝ vallofr stari |
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