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Anon Pl 42VII

Jonna Louis-Jensen and Tarrin Wills (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa 42’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 207.

Anonymous PoemsPlácitusdrápa
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flýtir ‘The hastener’

flýtir (noun m.): hastener

kennings

Flýtir elds flœðar
‘The hastener of the fire of the flood ’
   = GENEROUS MAN

the fire of the flood → GOLD
The hastener of the GOLD → GENEROUS MAN
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flœðar ‘of the flood’

flœð (noun f.): flood, sea

kennings

Flýtir elds flœðar
‘The hastener of the fire of the flood ’
   = GENEROUS MAN

the fire of the flood → GOLD
The hastener of the GOLD → GENEROUS MAN
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flœðar ‘of the flood’

flœð (noun f.): flood, sea

kennings

Flýtir elds flœðar
‘The hastener of the fire of the flood ’
   = GENEROUS MAN

the fire of the flood → GOLD
The hastener of the GOLD → GENEROUS MAN
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elds ‘of the fire’

eldr (noun m.; °-s, dat. -i/-(HómÍsl¹‰(1993) 24v²⁴); -ar): fire

kennings

Flýtir elds flœðar
‘The hastener of the fire of the flood ’
   = GENEROUS MAN

the fire of the flood → GOLD
The hastener of the GOLD → GENEROUS MAN
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elds ‘of the fire’

eldr (noun m.; °-s, dat. -i/-(HómÍsl¹‰(1993) 24v²⁴); -ar): fire

kennings

Flýtir elds flœðar
‘The hastener of the fire of the flood ’
   = GENEROUS MAN

the fire of the flood → GOLD
The hastener of the GOLD → GENEROUS MAN
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frétti ‘heard’

1. fregna (verb): hear of

[5] frétti: fréttu 673b

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fák ‘of the horse’

fákr (noun m.; °; -ar): horse < fákríðandi (noun m.)

[6] fák‑: ‘f[...]’ 673b, ‘farɴer’ 673bÞH, ‘fark’ 673bFJ

kennings

víðis fákríðanda,
‘horse-rider of the ocean’
   = SEAFARER

the horse of the ocean → SHIP
the rider of the SHIP → SEAFARER
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fák ‘of the horse’

fákr (noun m.; °; -ar): horse < fákríðandi (noun m.)

[6] fák‑: ‘f[...]’ 673b, ‘farɴer’ 673bÞH, ‘fark’ 673bFJ

kennings

víðis fákríðanda,
‘horse-rider of the ocean’
   = SEAFARER

the horse of the ocean → SHIP
the rider of the SHIP → SEAFARER
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ríðanda ‘the rider’

ríðandi (noun m.; °; ríðendr): rider < fákríðandi (noun m.)

kennings

víðis fákríðanda,
‘horse-rider of the ocean’
   = SEAFARER

the horse of the ocean → SHIP
the rider of the SHIP → SEAFARER
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víðis ‘of the ocean’

víðir (noun m.): ocean

[6] víðis: víða 673b

kennings

víðis fákríðanda,
‘horse-rider of the ocean’
   = SEAFARER

the horse of the ocean → SHIP
the rider of the SHIP → SEAFARER
Close

víðis ‘of the ocean’

víðir (noun m.): ocean

[6] víðis: víða 673b

kennings

víðis fákríðanda,
‘horse-rider of the ocean’
   = SEAFARER

the horse of the ocean → SHIP
the rider of the SHIP → SEAFARER
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lifði ‘lived’

lifa (verb): live

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lengr ‘still’

lengr (adv.): for a long time

[8] lengr: ‘lengr’ or ‘lengi’ 673b, ‘lengi’ 673bÞH, ‘[...]ngi’ 673bFJ

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Plácitus ‘Plácitus’

Plácitus (noun m.): Plácitus, Placitus

[8] Plácitus: ‘pl[...]us’ 673b, ‘placidus’ 673bÞH, ‘placitus’ 673bFJ

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