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Sigv Austv 15I/6 — mínn ‘of mine’

Oss hafa augu þessi
íslenzk, kona, vísat
brattan stíg at baugi
bjǫrtum langt in svǫrtu.
Sjá hefr, mjǫð-Nanna, manni
mínn ókunnar þínum
fótr á fornar brautir
fulldrengila gengit.

Þessi íslenzk augu in svǫrtu hafa vísat oss, kona, brattan stíg langt at bjǫrtum baugi. Sjá fótr mínn hefr gengit fulldrengila á fornar brautir, ókunnar manni þínum, mjǫð-Nanna.

These black Icelandic eyes have shown us [me], woman, a steep path a long way to a bright ring. This foot of mine has walked most bravely on ancient ways, unknown to your husband, mead-Nanna <goddess> [WOMAN].

readings

[6] mínn ókunnar: so 325VI, Holm4, mín ókunnar Holm2, R686ˣ, 972ˣ, J2ˣ, 75a, 73aˣ, 68, 325VII, Flat, Tóm, mínu kunnar 325V, mínn ókunnan , mínn ókunnir Bb

notes

[6] mínn ‘of mine’: On the facultative retention of vowel length in this and similar forms, see the Note to Sigv Lv 3/4.

grammar

Pronouns and determiners: Possessive

masc.fem.neut.
sing. N
A
G
D
minn
minn
mín
mínum
mín
mína
minnar
minni
mitt
mitt
míns
mínu
pl. N
A
G
D
mínir
mína
minna
mínum
mínar
mínar
minna
mínum
mín
mín
minna
mínum
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