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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Nkt 29II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal 29’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 779-80.

Anonymous PoemsNóregs konungatal
282930

kappsamr ‘Vigorous’

kappsamr (adj.): vigorous

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[1] kappsamr ‘vigorous’: See Note to st. 4/1.

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Knútr ‘Knútr’

Knútr (noun m.): Knútr

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[2] Knútr inn ríki ‘(“the Mighty”)’: Knútr Sveinsson (Cnut the Great), king of Denmark and England (d. 13 November 1035). Knútr bribed the Norw. chieftains to join his cause. See Theodoricus (MHN 30-1), Ágr (ÍF 29, 27), Fsk (ÍF 29, 190), ÓHHkr (ÍF 27, 288).

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inn ‘inn’

2. inn (art.): the

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[2] Knútr inn ríki ‘(“the Mighty”)’: Knútr Sveinsson (Cnut the Great), king of Denmark and England (d. 13 November 1035). Knútr bribed the Norw. chieftains to join his cause. See Theodoricus (MHN 30-1), Ágr (ÍF 29, 27), Fsk (ÍF 29, 190), ÓHHkr (ÍF 27, 288).

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ríki ‘ríki (‘the Mighty’)’

ríkr (adj.): mighty, powerful, rich

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[2] Knútr inn ríki ‘(“the Mighty”)’: Knútr Sveinsson (Cnut the Great), king of Denmark and England (d. 13 November 1035). Knútr bribed the Norw. chieftains to join his cause. See Theodoricus (MHN 30-1), Ágr (ÍF 29, 27), Fsk (ÍF 29, 190), ÓHHkr (ÍF 27, 288).

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marga ‘many’

2. margr (adj.; °-an): many

[4] búendr marga: búendr 301ˣ

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Sparði ‘He hardly withheld’

2. spara (verb): spare, withhold

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[5] sparði lítt ‘hardly withheld’: See Note to st. 19/1.

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lítt ‘’

lítill (adj.; °lítinn): little

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[5] sparði lítt ‘hardly withheld’: See Note to st. 19/1.

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lenda ‘the district’

lendr (adj.): landed

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[6] lenda menn ‘the district chieftains’: See Note to Þham Magndr 1/6-7.

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menn ‘chieftains’

maðr (noun m.): man, person

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[6] lenda menn ‘the district chieftains’: See Note to Þham Magndr 1/6-7.

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at ‘that’

4. at (conj.): that

[8] at *: at þeir Flat

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* ‘’

(non-lexical)

[8] at *: at þeir Flat

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[8] *: Þeir ‘they’ (so Flat) creates a hypermetrical l. and has been deleted (the pron. is conveyed by the finite verb vélti 3rd pers. pl. pret. subj. ‘should betray’ (l. 8)).

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vélti ‘they should betray’

véla (verb): betray, trick

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