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Ólhv, TGT §13.2

Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, The Third Grammatical Treatise 189 — ed. Tarrin Wills

Not published: do not cite (Ólhv, TGT §13.2)

Óláfr hvítaskáld ÞórðarsonThe Third Grammatical Treatise

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Acirológía er óeiginlig setning orðs sem hér er kveðit:

Vætti ek harms nema hitta
hǫfuðgulls náim Fullu.
Hér kallaz skáldit vætta harms þess, er hann kvíddi, ok er þetta orð, ek vætti, gagnstaðliga sett, þvíat at þat er mannsis náttúra at vétta fagnaðar en kvíða við harmi. Þessi lǫstr heyrir barbarismo, þvíat hann verðr í einni sǫgn, en því heyrir hann sólœcismo, at hann verðr í málsgrein milli þessa tveggja orða, væntir ok kvíðir.


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

FJ 54/9-55/1


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