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Kálf Kátr 49VII

Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Kálfr Hallsson, Kátrínardrápa 49’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 962.

Kálfr HallssonKátrínardrápa
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Kátrín ‘Catherine’

Katrín (noun f.): [Catherine]

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Kálfi ‘Kálfur [me]’

2. Kalfr (noun m.): Kálfr

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skæða ‘dangerous’

skœðr (adj.): dangerous

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emjandi ‘howling’

emja (verb; °-að-): howl

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svörtum ‘black’

svartr (adj.): black

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verndi ‘defend’

verna (verb): [defend]

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gjörðir ‘deeds’

1. gerð (noun f.): deed

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Máría ‘Mary’

María (noun f.): Mary

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sólar ‘of the sun’

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

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jöfri sólar;
‘to the king of the sun; ’
   = God

to the king of the sun; → God
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jöfri ‘to the king’

jǫfurr (noun m.): ruler, prince

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jöfri sólar;
‘to the king of the sun; ’
   = God

to the king of the sun; → God
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giftu ‘of good fortune’

1. gifta (noun f.): grace, fortune

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græðarinn ‘the Saviour’

grœðari (noun m.): saviour, healer

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