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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Mey 20VII

Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilagra meyja drápa 20’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 904.

Anonymous PoemsHeilagra meyja drápa
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Heiðinginn ‘the heathen man’

1. heiðingi (noun m.; °-ja; -jar): heathen

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háleitt ‘the sublime’

háleitr (adj.): glorious, sublime

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stóð ‘stood’

standa (verb): stand

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báli ‘the conflagration’

bál (noun n.; °-s; -): fire

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fyldi ‘fulfilled’

fylla (verb): fill

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allan ‘all’

allr (adj.): all

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Cécílía ‘Cecilia’

Cecilía (noun f.): Cecilia

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eigi ‘did not’

3. eigi (adv.): not

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þó ‘nonetheless’

þó (adv.): though

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