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Kári Lv 5V (Nj 50)

Kári Sǫlmundarson, Lausavísur 5 — ed. R. D. Fulk

Not published: do not cite (Kári Lv 5V (Nj 50))

Kári SǫlmundarsonLausavísur

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Hǫfðu Gríms at gamni
grœðis elgs ok Helga
(rógs unnu þat runnar)
rennendr Níals brennu;
nú mun bergs í bjǫrgum
baugs hnykkjǫndum þykkja
lyngs at loknu þingi
ljóts annan veg þjóta.


Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.

editions and texts

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XII], F b. Uægte vers i sagaer: I Njálssaga 9: AI, 606, BI, 606, Skald I, 295, NN §§2130, 2801B; Nj 1875-89, I, 818-19, II, 566-71, ÍF 12, 410-11 (ch. 145), ÍS I, 320; Jón Þorkelsson 1870, 28.


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