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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Valg Har 2II/3 — stóðu ‘columns’

Snarla skaut ór sóti
— sveyk of hús ok reykir
stóðu stopðir síðan —
steinóðr logi glóðum.

Steinóðr logi skaut snarla glóðum ór sóti, ok stopðir reykir stóðu síðan of sveyk hús.

The furious flame quickly shot embers from the soot, and straight columns of smoke then rose above tottering houses.


[3] stóðu stopðir síðan: reykr stóð en steyptisk U



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