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Árni Lv 1IV

Árni ábóti Jónsson, Lausavísur 1 — ed. Diana Whaley

Not published: do not cite (Árni Lv 1IV)

Árni ábóti JónssonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Skafa sveinar klif krúnu
kveðr eik, meðan, reikar,
bjúgr þyrnir hnígr hjarna,
hafskíðs stafir ríða;
þola hlusta kvǫl kvistir,
kná skalla rá falla,
ǫlr kringiz vel vanga,
venz skarði grǫn svarðar.


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: Árni Jónsson ábóti, 2. Lausavísur(?) 1: AII, 430, BII, 461,


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