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Kálf Kátr 23VII

Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Kálfr Hallsson, Kátrínardrápa 23’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 946.

Kálfr HallssonKátrínardrápa
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sólar ‘of the sun’

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

kennings

drottin sólar;
‘the lord of the sun; ’
   = God

the lord of the sun; → God
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drottin ‘the lord’

dróttinn (noun m.; °dróttins, dat. dróttni (drottini [$1049$]); dróttnar): lord, master

kennings

drottin sólar;
‘the lord of the sun; ’
   = God

the lord of the sun; → God
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játa ‘confess’

1. játa (verb): agree

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smíða ‘fashioned’

smíða (verb): craft

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kalla ‘call’

kalla (verb): call

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alla ‘all’

allr (adj.): all

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Lofn ‘Lofn’

Lofn (noun f.): Lofn

kennings

Lofn guðvefs,
‘Lofn of velvet, ’
   = WOMAN

Lofn of velvet, → WOMAN
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guðvefs ‘of velvet’

guðvefr (noun m.): precious fabric

kennings

Lofn guðvefs,
‘Lofn of velvet, ’
   = WOMAN

Lofn of velvet, → WOMAN
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limr ‘the limb’

limr (noun m.; °-ar/-s, dat. -i/-; -ir acc. limu/limi): [limb]

kennings

limr fylkis himna.
‘the limb of the king of the heavens.’
   = HOLY WOMAN

the king of the heavens. → God
the limb of GOD → HOLY WOMAN
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fylkis ‘of the king’

fylkir (noun m.): leader

kennings

limr fylkis himna.
‘the limb of the king of the heavens.’
   = HOLY WOMAN

the king of the heavens. → God
the limb of GOD → HOLY WOMAN
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fylkis ‘of the king’

fylkir (noun m.): leader

kennings

limr fylkis himna.
‘the limb of the king of the heavens.’
   = HOLY WOMAN

the king of the heavens. → God
the limb of GOD → HOLY WOMAN
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himna ‘of the heavens’

himinn (noun m.; °himins, dat. himni; himnar): heaven, sky

kennings

limr fylkis himna.
‘the limb of the king of the heavens.’
   = HOLY WOMAN

the king of the heavens. → God
the limb of GOD → HOLY WOMAN
Close

himna ‘of the heavens’

himinn (noun m.; °himins, dat. himni; himnar): heaven, sky

kennings

limr fylkis himna.
‘the limb of the king of the heavens.’
   = HOLY WOMAN

the king of the heavens. → God
the limb of GOD → HOLY WOMAN
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