Hannah Burrows (ed.) 2017, ‘Hervarar saga ok Heiðreks 110 (Gizurr Grýtingaliði, Lausavísur 3)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 480.
Hvar skal ek Húnum hervíg kenna?
Hvar skal ek kenna Húnum hervíg?
‘Where shall I tell the Huns the battle is? ’
The narrative explains that if a king marks out a designated place of battle, invaders cannot harry in his territory until the battle is decided. Gizurr arms himself and prepares to ride to call the Huns to battle, and speaks these lines.
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hvar | skal eg hunum hervg kienna
hér skal †hūiūm†
hier skal hūiūm herug kienna
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