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Ólhv, TGT §14.3

Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, The Third Grammatical Treatise 211 — ed. Tarrin Wills

Not published: do not cite (Ólhv, TGT §14.3)

Óláfr hvítaskáld ÞórðarsonThe Third Grammatical Treatise

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Próthesis er viðrlagning stafs eða samstǫfu í upphafi orðs sem Egill kvað:

51. Vrongu varrar gungnis
varrar lungs um stunginn.
Hér er við lagt v í þessu nafni, vrǫngu, til þess at réttir sé stuðlar í dróttkvæðum hætti. Um viðrlagning samstǫfu verðr próthesis sem hér:
Út réð Ingólfr leita
ógnreifr með Hjǫrleifi.
Hér er samstafa lǫgð við þetta nafn, leifr, ok lengt nafnit fyrir atburðar sakir hreysti hans.


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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