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Þfisk Lv 3II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Þorgils fiskimaðr, Lausavísur 3’ 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. 335-6.

Þorgils fiskimaðrLausavísur
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Víg ‘wars’

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víg (noun n.; °-s; -): battle

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lézt ‘you’

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láta (verb): let, have sth done

[1] lézt: lét H, Hr

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Vinða ‘of the Wends’

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Vinðr (noun m.; °; vinðr/-ir): the Wends

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Mýgir Vinða,
‘Oppressor of the Wends, ’
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Oppressor of the Wends, → Haraldr
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mýgir ‘Oppressor’

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mýgir (noun m.): oppressor

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Mýgir Vinða,
‘Oppressor of the Wends, ’
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Oppressor of the Wends, → Haraldr
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virðum ‘to men’

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virðr (noun m.): man

[2] virðum: víðum H, Hr

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kunn ‘known’

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kunna (verb): know, can, be able

[2] kunn: kunnr Flat

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of ‘’

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4. of (particle): (before verb)

[2] of: ok Flat

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unnin ‘waged’

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2. vinna (verb): perform, work

[2] unnin: unnit F

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Þrœndr ‘the Þrœndir’

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Þrœndr (noun m.; °; þrǿndir/þrǿndr): people from Tröndelag

[3] Þrœndr drifu ríkt und randir: gerðisk geira harðra F;    Þrœndr: Þrœndir Hr

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drifu ‘pressed on’

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2. drífa (verb; °drífr; dreif, drifu; drifinn): drive, rush

[3] Þrœndr drifu ríkt und randir: gerðisk geira harðra F

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ríkt ‘mightily’

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ríkr (adj.): mighty, powerful, rich

[3] Þrœndr drifu ríkt und randir: gerðisk geira harðra F

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[3] ríkt ‘mightily’: Skj B connects this adv. with the first cl. (lézt ríkt of unninn ‘waged mightily’), which creates an impossible w. o. (see NN §§806, 847D).

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und ‘beneath’

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3. und (prep.): under, underneath

[3] Þrœndr drifu ríkt und randir: gerðisk geira harðra F;    und: með Flat

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randir ‘shield-rims’

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

[3] Þrœndr drifu ríkt und randir: gerðisk geira harðra F

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rǫmm ‘furious’

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rammr (adj.; °compar. -ari, superl. -astr): mighty

[4] rǫmm: glǫmm F

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[4] rǫmm (n. acc. pl.) ‘furious’: The F reading, gerðisk geira harðra glǫmm (ll. 3-4) is ungrammatical (glǫmm ‘noise’ is n. nom. or acc. pl. and gerðisk ‘came about’ 3rd pers. sg. pret. indic.) and requires the emendation glǫmm (pl.) to glamm (sg.): glamm harðra geira gerðisk ‘the noise of hard spears (i.e. ‘battle’) came about’.

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en ‘and’

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2. en (conj.): but, and

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skǫmmu ‘recently’

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skǫmmu (adv.): recently

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Enn ‘And’

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2. en (conj.): but, and

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Serk ‘of the land’

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1. serkr (noun m.; °-s, dat. -/-i; -ir): shirt < Serkland (noun n.): shirt-land, land of Saracens, Serkland

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[5] Serkland ‘the land of the Saracens’: See Note to Hharð Lv 10/7.

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land ‘ of the Saracens’

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land (noun n.; °-s; *-): land < Serkland (noun n.): shirt-land, land of Saracens, Serkland

[5] ‑land: ‑lǫnd Flat

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[5] Serkland ‘the land of the Saracens’: See Note to Hharð Lv 10/7.

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sunnan ‘south’

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sunnan (adv.): (from the) south

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snarr ‘the swift’

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snarr (adj.): gallant, bold

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þengill ‘ruler’

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þengill (noun m.): prince, ruler

[6] þengill: so all others, ‘þegill’ Mork

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drengi ‘warriors’

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drengr (noun m.; °-s, dat. -; -ir, gen. -ja): man, warrior

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[6] drengi (m. acc. pl.) ‘warriors’: For the different meanings of this word, see Note to st. 1/8 above.

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kunni ‘knew how’

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kunna (verb): know, can, be able

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gramr ‘the lord’

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1. gramr (noun m.): ruler

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at ‘in’

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3. at (prep.): at, to

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gunni ‘battle’

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gunnr (noun f.): battle

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vas ‘was’

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2. vera (verb): be, is, was, were, are, am

[8] vas þat fyr (‘var þat fyr’): en þat var Flat, H, F, en þat Hr

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fyr ‘’

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fyr (prep.): for, over, because of, etc.

[8] vas þat fyr (‘var þat fyr’): en þat var Flat, H, F, en þat Hr

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As sts 1-2 above.

In F the st. is attributed to Þjóðólfr Arnórsson. — [1-4]: The first half-st. refers to the battle of Stiklestad in 1030.

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