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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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ǪrvOdd Ævdr 6VIII (Ǫrv 76)/6 — brattri ‘the steep’

Létum beiti         á brim þrauka;
stóð hörr dreginn         höndum fjarri.
Kómum at eyju         útan brattri,
þar er Grímr fyrir         garða átti.

Létum beiti þrauka á brim; hörr stóð dreginn fjarri höndum. Kómum útan at brattri eyju, þar er Grímr átti garða fyrir.

We allowed the ship to roll on the sea; the sail rope was pulled tight far from our hands. We arrived at the steep island, where Grímr owned properties.


[6] brattri: verðri 471



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