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Anon Heil 8VII

Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilagra manna drápa 8’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 878-9.

Anonymous PoemsHeilagra manna drápa
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hild… ‘’

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[2] hild…: ‘[...]’ 399a‑bˣ

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síðar ‘later’

1. síðr (adj.; °compar. -ari): long, hanging

[3] síðar miklu: ‘sid[...]iclu’ 720a VI, ‘sid[...]’ 399a‑bˣ

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miklu ‘much’

mikill (adj.; °mikinn): great, large

[3] síðar miklu: ‘sid[...]iclu’ 720a VI, ‘sid[...]’ 399a‑bˣ

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…ði ‘’

(non-lexical)

[4] …ði: ‘[...]’ 399a‑bˣ

notes

[4] …ði: This should possibly be read ...di; Kock (Skald) supplies [sver]ði.

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laðar ‘invites’

laða (verb): invite

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Einglands ‘of England’

England (noun n.): England

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kindar ‘of the offspring’

kind (noun f.; °-ar; -r): offspring, race

[7] kindar: hardly visible 720a VI

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guði ‘God’

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

[8] guði og mönnum: mönnum hardly visible 720a VI, gæði og munni 399a‑bˣ

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og ‘and’

3. ok (conj.): and, but; also

[8] guði og mönnum: mönnum hardly visible 720a VI, gæði og munni 399a‑bˣ

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mönnum ‘men’

maðr (noun m.): man, person

[8] guði og mönnum: mönnum hardly visible 720a VI, gæði og munni 399a‑bˣ

notes

[8] mönnum (m. dat. pl.) ‘men’: Finnur Jónsson (Skj B) suggests that the word here may mean ‘other holy men’.

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