skaldic

Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

Menu Search

Anon Hsv 63VII/3 — eigi

Ill tíðendi,        þótt þú einn vitir,
        gerz þú þagmælskr af þeim;
allir þann lasta,        ef einn geriz
        flærðar frumkveðill.

Þótt þú einn vitir ill tíðendi, gerz þú þagmælskr af þeim; allir lasta þann, ef einn geriz frumkveðill flærðar.

Even if you alone know of some bad news, be discreet about it; everyone blames him, if he alone becomes the originator of falsehood.

grammar

Close

Log in

This service is only available to members of the relevant projects, and to purchasers of the skaldic volumes published by Brepols.
This service uses cookies. By logging in you agree to the use of cookies on your browser.

Close

Word in text

This view shows information about an instance of a word in a text.