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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þloft Tøgdr 3I/7 — skíðum ‘skis’

Ok fyr Lista
liðu framm viðir
Hádýrs of haf
hart kolsvartir.
Byggt vas innan
allt brimgaltar
suðr sæskíðum
sund Eikunda.

Ok fyr Lista liðu kolsvartir viðir hart framm of haf Hádýrs. Innan brimgaltar vas allt Eikundasund suðr byggt sæskíðum.

And off Lista the coal-black ships travelled hard forwards over the sea of Hådyret. On the landward side of the surf-boar [SHIP] the entire Eigersund to the south was inhabited by sea-skis [SHIPS].

readings

[7] ‑skíðum: skíða J2ˣ, DG8, ‘skridu’ or ‘skidu’ 61

kennings

grammar

case: dat.
number: pl.

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