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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Sól 15VII

Carolyne Larrington and Peter Robinson (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Sólarljóð 15’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 305-6.

Anonymous PoemsSólarljóð
141516

drýgja ‘cultivate’

drýgja (verb; °-gð-): cause, practise

[1] drýgja: ‘deya’ papp15ˣ

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skyldi ‘should’

skulu (verb): shall, should, must

[2] skyldi: skyli 2797ˣ

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hefk ‘I have’

hafa (verb): have

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sannliga ‘truly’

sannliga (adv.): truly

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hverfa ‘turn’

1. hverfa (verb): turn, disappear

[4] hverfa: so papp15ˣ, 738ˣ, 167b 6ˣ, 214ˣ, 1441ˣ, 10575ˣ, 2797ˣ, ‘huofu’ 166bˣ

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honum ‘it’

hann (pron.; °gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana): he, she, it, they, them...

[5] honum: so papp15ˣ, 738ˣ, 167b 6ˣ, 214ˣ, 1441ˣ, 10575ˣ, 2797ˣ, þeim 166bˣ

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[5] honum (dat.) ‘it’: That is, ofmetnaðr m. ‘pride’. 166bˣ has þeim, m. dat. sg. of , giving a similar meaning.

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guði ‘God’

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

[6] guði frá: frá guði papp15ˣ, 738ˣ, 167b 6ˣ, 1441ˣ, 10575ˣ

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frá ‘from’

frá (prep.): from

[6] guði frá: frá guði papp15ˣ, 738ˣ, 167b 6ˣ, 1441ˣ, 10575ˣ

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