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ESk Geisl 42VII

Martin Chase (ed.) 2007, ‘Einarr Skúlason, Geisli 42’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 42.

Einarr SkúlasonGeisli
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Hô*s ‘of high’

3. hár (adj.; °-van; compar. hǽrri, superl. hǽstr): high

[1] Hô*s: ‘Hꜳrs’ Flat, ‘Hars’ Bb

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heims ‘of the world’

heimr (noun m.; °-s, dat. -i/-; -ar): home, abode; world

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Dómari heims
‘The judge of the world ’
   = God

The judge of the world → God
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dómari ‘The judge’

dómari (noun m.; °-a; -ar): [judge]

[2] dómari: so Bb, ‘domara domara’ Flat

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Dómari heims
‘The judge of the world ’
   = God

The judge of the world → God
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fyllir ‘completes’

fylla (verb): fill

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himneska ‘the heavenly’

himneskr (adj.; °-an): heavenly

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verðan ‘to be worthy’

3. verðr (adj.): worth, worthy

[4] verðan: so Bb, verða Flat

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Greitt ‘alleviate’

greiða (verb): alleviate

[5-8] abbrev. as ‘Gre’ Flat, ‘Greitt m. g. l. g.’ Bb

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‘can’

mega (verb): may, might

[5-8] abbrev. as ‘Gre’ Flat, ‘Greitt m. g. l. g.’ Bb

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gumnum ‘for men’

gumi (noun m.; °-a; gumar/gumnar): man

[5-8] abbrev. as ‘Gre’ Flat, ‘Greitt m. g. l. g.’ Bb

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létta ‘easily’

léttr (adj.; °compar. -ari, superl. -astr): easy, light

[5-8] abbrev. as ‘Gre’ Flat, ‘Greitt m. g. l. g.’ Bb

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guðs ‘God’s’

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

[5-8] abbrev. as ‘Gre’ Flat, ‘Greitt m. g. l. g.’ Bb

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Guðs ríðari
‘God’s knight ’
   = SAINT = Óláfr

God’s knight → SAINT = Óláfr
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ríðari ‘knight’

riddari (noun m.; °-a; -ar): knight

[5-8] abbrev. as ‘Gre’ Flat, ‘Greitt m. g. l. g.’ Bb

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Guðs ríðari
‘God’s knight ’
   = SAINT = Óláfr

God’s knight → SAINT = Óláfr
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stríðum ‘afflictions’

2. stríð (noun n.; °-s; -): affliction

[5-8] abbrev. as ‘Gre’ Flat, ‘Greitt m. g. l. g.’ Bb

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rǫskr ‘brave’

rǫskr (adj.): brave

[5-8] abbrev. as ‘Gre’ Flat, ‘Greitt m. g. l. g.’ Bb

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þiggr ‘gets’

þiggja (verb): receive, get

[5-8] abbrev. as ‘Gre’ Flat, ‘Greitt m. g. l. g.’ Bb

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allt ‘all’

allr (adj.): all

[5-8] abbrev. as ‘Gre’ Flat, ‘Greitt m. g. l. g.’ Bb

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sem ‘’

sem (conj.): as, which

[5-8] abbrev. as ‘Gre’ Flat, ‘Greitt m. g. l. g.’ Bb

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œskir ‘he desires’

óska (verb): desire

[5-8] abbrev. as ‘Gre’ Flat, ‘Greitt m. g. l. g.’ Bb

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Óláfr ‘Óláfr’

Óláfr (noun m.): Óláfr

[5-8] abbrev. as ‘Gre’ Flat, ‘Greitt m. g. l. g.’ Bb

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af ‘from’

af (prep.): from

[5-8] abbrev. as ‘Gre’ Flat, ‘Greitt m. g. l. g.’ Bb

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gram ‘the king’

1. gramr (noun m.): ruler

[5-8] abbrev. as ‘Gre’ Flat, ‘Greitt m. g. l. g.’ Bb

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gram sólar.
‘the king of the sun.’
   = God

the king of the sun. → God
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sólar ‘of the sun’

sól (noun f.; °-ar, dat. -u/-; -ir): sun

[5-8] abbrev. as ‘Gre’ Flat, ‘Greitt m. g. l. g.’ Bb

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gram sólar.
‘the king of the sun.’
   = God

the king of the sun. → God
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