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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Þul Fiska 4III/1 — ufsi ‘coalfish’

Þyrsklingr, ufsi,         þorskr, vartari,
grunnungr, gedda,         gjǫlnir, keila,
áll ok karfi,         krabbi, geirsíl,
hár ok goðlax,         hornsíl, ígull.

Þyrsklingr, ufsi, þorskr, vartari, grunnungr, gedda, gjǫlnir, keila, áll ok karfi, krabbi, geirsíl, hár ok goðlax, hornsíl, ígull.

Codling, coalfish, cod, vartari, shallows-dweller, pike, gilled one, tusk, eel and carp, crab, garfish, shark and moonfish, stickleback, sea-urchin.


[1] ufsi: ‘[…]’ B, ‘ufse744ˣ


[1] ufsi (m.) ‘coalfish’: Ufsi is a large coalfish (see Note to seiðr, st. 2/1 above).



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