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Sigmund Lv 1V (Nj 15)

Sigmundr Lambason, Lausavísur 1 — ed. R. D. Fulk

Not published: do not cite (Sigmund Lv 1V (Nj 15))

Sigmundr LambasonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Hvat skulu, hauka setra
Hildr, mundriða í skildi
trauðir tryggra ráða
taðskeglingar negla,
þvít sviphnuggnir seggir,
svanteigs, megu eigi,
elda bjǫrk, þaus yrkjum
orð háðulig forðask.


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.

editions and texts

Skj: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII], D. 1. [1]. Uægte vers af slægtsagaer: Af Njálssaga 13: AII, 201, BII, 214, Skald II, 112; Nj 1875-89, I, 186 (ch. 44), II, 430-2, ÍF 12, 471 (Viðbætir); Jón Þorkelsson 1870, 10.


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