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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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GunnLeif Merl II 12VIII (Bret 12)/3 — ór ‘from’

GunnLeif Merl II 12VIII (Bret 12)

‘Gengr hon síðan         gótt frón yfir,
svát ór sporum snótar         sprettr upp logi.
Með rǫmmum reyk         Rúténéos
sá vekr ok verð         verþjóðu gerr.

‘Hon gengr síðan yfir gótt frón, svát logi sprettr upp ór sporum snótar. Sá vekr Rúténéos með rǫmmum reyk ok gerr verð verþjóðu.

‘Then she will walk over the good land, so that flame springs up from the footsteps of the woman. It will wake up the Ruteni with the powerful smoke, and make a meal for the sea-people.

readings

[3] ór sporum: sporum Hb

notes

[3] ór sporum ‘from the footsteps’: The prep. ór is added by Skj B (followed by Skald, Merl 2012 and this edn). Bret 1848-9 supplies at.

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