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Ólhv, TGT §11.9

Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, The Third Grammatical Treatise 146 — ed. Tarrin Wills

Not published: do not cite (Ólhv, TGT §11.9)

Óláfr hvítaskáld ÞórðarsonThe Third Grammatical Treatise

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Um aftekning stafs verðr barbarismus sem Egill kvað:

Erumz auðskæf
magar Þóris
mærðar efni
vinar míns
þvíat valið liggja
tven ok þren
á tungu mér.
Hér er af tekinn hinn síðarsti stafr í þessum tveim nǫfnum, tven ok þren, fyrir fegrðar sakir, þvíat þá þykkir betr hljóða þessar samstǫfur í kviðu-hætti, at þær hafi umbeygiliga hljóðs-grein heldr en hvassa, er iii. eru samstǫfur í vísu-orði, ok má því kalla, at hér verði barbarismus í hljóðsgreina-skipti.


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.


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