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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Bragi Frag 2III/4 — fǫður ‘of the father’

Hinn, es varp á víða
vinda ǫndurdísar
of manna sjǫt margra
munnlaug fǫður augum.

Hinn, es varp augum fǫður ǫndurdísar á víða munnlaug vinda of sjǫt margra manna.

The one who threw the eyes of the father of the ski-dís <minor female deity> [= Skaði > = Þjazi] into the wide hand-basin of winds [SKY/HEAVEN] above the dwellings of many men.

readings

[4] fǫður: ‘faudr’ , fjǫgur W

kennings

grammar

case: gen.

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