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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Mey 47VII

Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilagra meyja drápa 47’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 920.

Anonymous PoemsHeilagra meyja drápa

liet ‘caused’

láta (verb): let, have sth done

[1] liet: so 713, að 721


nöktri ‘naked’


völdug ‘powerful one’

vǫldugr (adj.): powerful


giekk ‘walked’

2. ganga (verb; geng, gekk, gengu, genginn): walk, go

[3] giekk: ‘g[...]’ 713


þurrum ‘dry’

þurr (adj.): dry


ljónum ‘lions’

1. ljón (noun m.): lion, man

[5] ljónum: ‘ljón[...]’ 713


misti ‘was stripped’

mista (verb): lose


skínn ‘shines’

skína (verb): shine


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