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Anon Mgr 4VII

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Drápa af Máríugrát 4’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 762.

Anonymous PoemsDrápa af Máríugrát
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Alloft ‘Very often’

alloft (adv.): [Very often]

[1] Alloft: so 1032ˣ, 920ˣ, 713FJ, ‘Al[...]’ 713

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Ögustínus ‘Augustine’

Augustinus (noun m.): Augustine

[2] Ögustínus (‘Augustínus’): so 1032ˣ, 713FJ, ‘Augustin[...]’ 713, ‘Augustín’ 920ˣ

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[2] Ögustínus ‘Augustine’: The mss give the first syllable as ‘Aug-’ but the short vowel <ö> is required by the metre (resolution in position one) as well as by the internal rhyme (Ög- : -ög-). The form must be derived from Vulgar Lat. Agustinus ‘Augustine’.

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með ‘with’

með (prep.): with

[2] með bænum fögrum: so 1032ˣ, með bænum at vitraz with fögrum crossed out 920ˣ, ‘[...]’ 713FJ, ‘med bæn.. fo᷎grum’ 713FJ

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bænum ‘prayers’

bœn (noun f.; °-ar; -ir): request, prayer

[2] með bænum fögrum: so 1032ˣ, með bænum at vitraz with fögrum crossed out 920ˣ, ‘[...]’ 713FJ, ‘med bæn.. fo᷎grum’ 713FJ

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fögrum ‘fair’

fagr (adj.; °fagran; compar. fegri, superl. fegrstr): fair, beautiful

[2] með bænum fögrum: so 1032ˣ, með bænum at vitraz with fögrum crossed out 920ˣ, ‘[...]’ 713FJ, ‘med bæn.. fo᷎grum’ 713FJ

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Máríu ‘Mary’

María (noun f.): Mary

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öllu ‘than anything’

allr (adj.): all

[3] öllu: so 1032ˣ, 713FJ, ‘[...]llu’ 713, öllum 920ˣ

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fyldr ‘filled’

fylla (verb): fill

[4] fyldr: so 1032ˣ, 920ˣ, 713FJ, ‘fyld[...]’ 713

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spekt ‘wisdom’

spekð (noun f.; °-ar; -ir): wisdom

[4] spekt: so 1032ˣ, 920ˣ, 713FJ, ‘[...]’ 713

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‘that’

4. at (conj.): that

[4] vitraz: so 1032ˣ, ‘[...]’ 713, 713FJ, ‘at vitrạẓṭ’ 920ˣ

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vitraz ‘reveal herself’

2. vitra (verb): appear, reveal

[4] vitraz: so 1032ˣ, ‘[...]’ 713, 713FJ, ‘at vitrạẓṭ’ 920ˣ

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skyldi ‘should’

skulu (verb): shall, should, must

[4] skyldi: so 1032ˣ, 920ˣ, 713FJ, ‘skyld[...]’ 713

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vildi ‘wanted’

vilja (verb): want, intend

[5] vildi: so 1032ˣ, 920ˣ, 713FJ, ‘vild[...]’ 713

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af ‘about’

af (prep.): from

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skýra ‘explain’

1. skýra (verb): explain, interpret

[6] skýra: so 1032ˣ, 920ˣ, 713FJ, ‘ský[...]’ 713

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þjóð ‘to people’

þjóð (noun f.; °-ar, dat. -/-u; -ir): people

[6] þjóð: ‘[...]’ 713, ‘bíod’ 1032ˣ, ‘bjoð’ 920ˣ, þjóð 713FJ

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‘the’

2. inn (art.): the

[6] sanna: so 1032ˣ, ‘[...]’ 713, 713FJ, ‘ẹð̣. ṣạṇṇạ’ 920ˣ

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sanna ‘truth’

2. sannr (adj.; °-an; compar. -ari, superl. -astr): true

[6] sanna: so 1032ˣ, ‘[...]’ 713, 713FJ, ‘ẹð̣. ṣạṇṇạ’ 920ˣ

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þeingill ‘the lord’

þengill (noun m.): prince, ruler

kennings

þeingill himna
‘the lord of the heavens ’
   = God

the lord of the heavens → God
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himna ‘of the heavens’

himinn (noun m.; °himins, dat. himni; himnar): heaven, sky

kennings

þeingill himna
‘the lord of the heavens ’
   = God

the lord of the heavens → God
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til ‘until’

til (prep.): to

[8] til dauða: so 1032ˣ, 920ˣ, ‘[...]’ 713, ‘til dau..’ 713FJ

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dauða ‘death’

dauði (noun m.; °-a; -ar): death

[8] til dauða: so 1032ˣ, 920ˣ, ‘[...]’ 713, ‘til dau..’ 713FJ

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