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GunnlI Lv 9V (Gunnl 14)

Gunnlaugr ormstunga Illugason, Lausavísur 9 — ed. Diana Whaley

Not published: do not cite (GunnlI Lv 9V (Gunnl 14))

Gunnlaugr ormstunga IllugasonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Væn, ák verst at launa,
vín-Gefn, fǫður þínum
(Fold nemr flaum af skaldi
flóðhyrs) ok svá móður,
þvít gerðu Bil borða
bæði senn und klæðum
(herr hafi hǫlðs ok svarra
hagvirki) svá fagra.


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: Gunnlaugr ormstunga Illugason, 3. Lausavísur 9: AI, 196, BI, 187, Skald I, 99; Gunnl 1880, 29, 50-1, Gunnl 1916, 43, Gunnl 1935, 50, 74, ÍF 3, 90 (Gunnl ch. 11), Gunnl 1957, 28-9, ÍS 1185.


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