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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Eskál Vell 36I/4 — hljót ‘the recipient’

Gollsendir lætr grundar
— glaðar þengill her drengja —
— hans mæti knák hljóta —
hljót Yggs mjaðar njóta.

Gollsendir lætr hljót grundar njóta mjaðar Yggs; þengill glaðar her drengja; knák hljóta mæti hans.

The gold-distributor [GENEROUS MAN = Einarr, I] lets the recipient of land [RULER] enjoy the mead of Yggr <= Óðinn> [POEM]; the ruler gladdens the host of warriors; I can receive his precious gifts.


[4] hljót: ‘hljó’ U



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