Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Kolli inn prúði, Ingadrápa 4’ 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, p. 531.
 dreif ‘drifted’: The verb is used impersonally with rauðri mjǫll þrumu jarna ‘the red snow-flakes of the roar of weapons’ (ll. 1, 3, 4) as the dat. object.
 dǫkk: ‘doct’ Mork
 Sigvarðar: Sigurðar Mork
 Sigvarðar ‘of Sigurðr’: The short form of the name (‘Sigurðar’) has been normalised to the more archaic long form (‘Sigvarðar’) for metrical reasons (the first syllable of this trisyllabic word must be long; see Kuhn 1937, 58-9).
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The red snow-flakes of the roar of weapons [BATTLE > BLOOD] drifted when men split shields before the ruler, before battle-eager Magnús fell. No one mourns the slaying of Sigurðr, because you, Ingi, are fully entitled to rule the land; the pool of weapons [BLOOD] fell persistently onto the bottom-boards.
Stanzas 4-5 commemorate the battle of Holmengrå between the sons of Haraldr gilli(-kristr) ‘Servant (of Christ)’, Ingi and Sigurðr munnr ‘Mouth’, and the allies Sigurðr slembidjákn ‘Fortuitous-deacon’ (?) Magnússon and Magnús inn blindi Sigurðarson (12 November 1139).
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