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Anon Sól 20VII

Carolyne Larrington and Peter Robinson (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Sólarljóð 20’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 309.

Anonymous PoemsSólarljóð
192021

gafz ‘it turned out’

gefa (verb): give

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Sörla ‘for Sörli’

Sǫrli (noun m.): Sǫrli

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góð ‘well’

góðr (adj.): good < góðráðr (adj.)

[2] góðráða: om. 738ˣ

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ráða ‘meaning’

-ráðr (adj.): -ful < góðráðr (adj.)

[2] góðráða: om. 738ˣ

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er ‘when’

2. er (conj.): who, which, when

[3] er: om. 214ˣ

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lagði ‘put’

leggja (verb): put, lay

[3] lagði: lagða 738ˣ

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olfs ‘olfr’s’

1. ulfr (noun m.; °-s, dat. -i; -ar): wolf < Vígolfr (noun m.)

[3] ‑olfs (‘‑ulfs’): ‑olf 738ˣ, 167b 6ˣ

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triggi ‘’

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trygg ‘secure’

tryggr (adj.; °tryggan/tryggvan; compar. -ari/-vari; superl. -jastr/-astr): loyal < tryggliga (adv.)

[4] trygg‑: so 167b 6ˣ, treg‑ 166bˣ, triggi‑ 738ˣ, trú‑ 214ˣ

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hinn ‘that man’

2. inn (art.): the

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tálum ‘engaged in deceit’

1. tál (noun f.; °-ar; -ar): deceit

[5] tálum: ‘talmi’ 1441ˣ

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bana ‘killer’

bani (noun m.; °-a; -ar): death, killer < bróðurbani (noun m.): °brother’s killer

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[6] bróðurbana (dat.) ‘brother’s killer’: Cf. Hávm 89 which counsels against trusting one’s brother’s slayer.

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