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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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GizGrý Lv 3VIII (Heiðr 110)

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.

Gizurr GrýtingaliðiLausavísur

Hvar ‘Where’

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hvar (adv.): where

[1] Hvar: hér R715ˣ


skal ‘shall’

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skulu (verb): shall, should, must


ek ‘I’

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ek (pron.; °mín, dat. mér, acc. mik): I, me

[1] ek: om. R715ˣ


Húnum ‘the Huns’

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3. Húnn (noun m.)

[1] Húnum: ‘hūiūm’ R715ˣ


hervíg ‘the battle’

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hervíg (noun n.): warfare


kenna ‘tell’

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kenna (verb): know, teach


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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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