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Hfr Lv 22V (Hallfr 26)

Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld Óttarsson, Lausavísur 22 — ed. Diana Whaley

Not published: do not cite (Hfr Lv 22V (Hallfr 26))

Hallfreðr vandræðaskáld ÓttarssonLausavísur

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Mjǫk tegask seima søkkvir,
(snót) verðk þegns fyr hótum,
(vér munum dag hvern dýrra)
dulrœkinn mik sœkja;
heldr mun hœli-Baldri
hlautgeirs fyr því meira
(vôn erumk slíks) an sleikja
sinn blóttrygil innan.


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: Hallfrøðr Óttarsson vandræðaskáld, 5. Lausavísur 22: AI, 172, BI, 162, Skald I, 87-8, NN §523; ÍF 8, 187-8 (Hallfr ch. 10), Hallfr 1977, 94, ÍS II, 1215, Flat 1860-8, I, 497.


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