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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þul Fiska 2III/3 — síkr ‘houting’

Síld, seiðr, skata,         síl, reyðr ok ǫgr,
skreiðungr ok síkr,         skalgi, flyðra,
fyldingr, styrja         ok fuðryskill,
hámerr, steinbítr         ok háskerðingr.

Síld, seiðr, skata, síl, reyðr ok ǫgr, skreiðungr ok síkr, skalgi, flyðra, fyldingr, styrja ok fuðryskill, hámerr, steinbítr ok háskerðingr.

Herring, coalfish, skate, sand-eel, char and redfish, codfish and houting, roach, flounder, fyldingr, sturgeon and sea scorpion, porbeagle shark, ocean catfish and Greenland shark.


[3] síkr: so , A, ‘sitr’ or ‘sicr’ R, ‘lítr’ or ‘sícr’ C, ‘likr’ B


[3] síkr (m.) ‘houting’: A kind of freshwater whitefish (Coregonus lavaretus).



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