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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Skáldþ Lv 1III/1 — kleifar ‘cliff’

Dýrkleifar kom dúfa
dags ok krisma lagði
meginskjǫldungi mildum
mæt í hattar stræti.

Mæt dúfa kom ok lagði krisma í stræti hattar mildum meginskjǫldungi dýrkleifar dags.

A worthy dove came and laid chrism on the hood’s street [HEAD] of the generous powerful ruler of day’s precious cliff [SKY/HEAVEN > = Christ].


[1] ‑kleifar: ‘gleifar’ W



case: gen.


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