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Hharð Lv 7II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Haraldr harðráði Sigurðarson, Lausavísur 7’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 48-9.

Haraldr harðráði SigurðarsonLausavísur
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Rjóðandi ‘The reddener’

rjóðandi (noun m.): reddener

[1] Rjóðandi: Bjóðandi E, ‘Riodan’ Flat

kennings

Rjóðandi randabliks
‘The reddener of the rim-flash ’
   = WARRIOR = Einarr

the rim-flash → SWORD
The reddener of the SWORD → WARRIOR = Einarr
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randa ‘of the rim-’

rǫnd (noun f.; °dat. -/-u; rendr/randir): shield, shield-rim < randablik (noun n.)

[2] randa‑: randar‑ F, rand‑ H

kennings

Rjóðandi randabliks
‘The reddener of the rim-flash ’
   = WARRIOR = Einarr

the rim-flash → SWORD
The reddener of the SWORD → WARRIOR = Einarr
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randa ‘of the rim-’

rǫnd (noun f.; °dat. -/-u; rendr/randir): shield, shield-rim < randablik (noun n.)

[2] randa‑: randar‑ F, rand‑ H

kennings

Rjóðandi randabliks
‘The reddener of the rim-flash ’
   = WARRIOR = Einarr

the rim-flash → SWORD
The reddener of the SWORD → WARRIOR = Einarr
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bliks ‘flash’

blik (noun n.): gleam < randablik (noun n.)

kennings

Rjóðandi randabliks
‘The reddener of the rim-flash ’
   = WARRIOR = Einarr

the rim-flash → SWORD
The reddener of the SWORD → WARRIOR = Einarr
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bliks ‘flash’

blik (noun n.): gleam < randablik (noun n.)

kennings

Rjóðandi randabliks
‘The reddener of the rim-flash ’
   = WARRIOR = Einarr

the rim-flash → SWORD
The reddener of the SWORD → WARRIOR = Einarr
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kyssi ‘kisses’

kyssa (verb): kiss

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øxar ‘of the axe’

øx (noun f.; °øxar/exar, dat. øxi/exi, acc. øxi/øx; -ar): axe

notes

[4] munn øxar ‘mouth of the axe’: I.e. the blade of the axe. See Falk 1914, 116-17.

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munn ‘mouth’

munnr (noun m.; °-s, dat. -i; -ar): mouth

notes

[4] munn øxar ‘mouth of the axe’: I.e. the blade of the axe. See Falk 1914, 116-17.

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As Lv 6 above.

Einarr and his son, Eindriði, were assassinated at King Haraldr’s instigation (c. 1056).

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