Hubert Seelow (ed.) 2017, ‘Hálfs saga ok Hálfsrekka 77 (Hrókr inn svarti, Hrókskviða 27)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 363.
Hér þykki ek nú í Hakaveldi
hornungr vera hverrar þjóðar.
Allir eigu innar at sitja
hálfargir menn en Hálfsrekkar.
Ek þykki nú vera hornungr hverrar þjóðar hér í Hakaveldi. Allir hálfargir menn eigu at sitja innar en Hálfsrekkar.
‘I now seem to be an outcast amongst all people here in Haki’s realm. All half-cowardly men are entitled to sit futher inwards than Hálfr’s champions. ’
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Hér þykki ek nú
innar at sitja
†halfar girmar††halfar girmar†
Hier þiki eg nu j haka uelldi hornu ǀǀ ngur uera huerar þíodar aller eigu ínnar at síttía halfar girmar en halfs ǀ ʀekar
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