†Desmond Slay (ed.) 2017, ‘Hrólfs saga kraka 3 (Heiðr vǫlva, Lausavísur 2)’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry in fornaldarsögur. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 8. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 543.
Þeir er í Vifilsey váru lengi
ok hétu þar hunda nöfnum
Hoppr ok Hó.
Þeir er váru lengi í Vifilsey ok hétu þar nöfnum hunda Hoppr ok Hó.
‘They who were in Vifilsey for a long time and were called there by dogs’ names, Hoppr and Hó. ’
Asked by Fróði whether she is speaking of the boys or of those who have sheltered them, the sibyl gives this reply.
Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.
þeir er j vijfilz ey | voru leingi, og hietu þar hunda nǫfnum, hoppur og hő,
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