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Anon Mey 33VII

Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilagra meyja drápa 33’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 912.

Anonymous PoemsHeilagra meyja drápa
323334

Látið ‘Let’

láta (verb): let, have sth done

[1] Látið: Láti 713

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ljúfar ‘beloved’

ljúfr (adj.): beloved

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sætur ‘women’

sœtr (adj.): sweet

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einskis ‘nothing’

2. engi (pron.): no, none

[2] einskis: so 713, einkis 721

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svífumz ‘shrink from’

svífa (verb): sweep

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glæpafult ‘sinfully’

glœpafullr (adj.): [sinfully]

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þótt ‘although’

þótt (conj.): although

[4] þótt: þó 713

notes

[4] þótt jafnan flekkiz ‘though it is always stained’: The referent is lífið ‘life’ (l. 1).

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jafnan ‘always’

jafnan (adv.): always

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[4] þótt jafnan flekkiz ‘though it is always stained’: The referent is lífið ‘life’ (l. 1).

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flekkiz ‘stained’

2. flekka (verb): [stained]

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[4] þótt jafnan flekkiz ‘though it is always stained’: The referent is lífið ‘life’ (l. 1).

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Yfir ‘superior’

yfir (prep.): over < yfirkóróna (noun f.): superior crown

[5-8] abbrev. as ‘Yfir korona allra ·’ 721, ‘Yfir korona allra vifa ein m. d. h. h. þ. h.’ 713

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kóróna ‘crown’

1. kóróna (noun f.; °-u, -ur): crown < yfirkóróna (noun f.): superior crown

[5-8] abbrev. as ‘Yfir korona allra ·’ 721, ‘Yfir korona allra vifa ein m. d. h. h. þ. h.’ 713

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allra ‘of all’

allr (adj.): all

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Máría ‘Mary’

María (noun f.): Mary

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þjóna ‘serve’

þjóna (verb): serve

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hallar ‘of the hall’

1. hǫll (noun f.; °hallar, dat. -u/-; hallir): hall

kennings

hallar guðs
‘of the hall of God ’
   = HEAVEN

the hall of God → HEAVEN
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guðs ‘of God’

1. guð (noun m.; °***guðrs, guðis, gus): (Christian) God

kennings

hallar guðs
‘of the hall of God ’
   = HEAVEN

the hall of God → HEAVEN
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allar ‘all’

allr (adj.): all

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[5-8]: The first repeat of stef 2, signalled in the left margin of 721 and the right margin of 713 by a cross.

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