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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Hharð Lv 3II/3 — heyrðak ‘I heard’

Þegi þú, Þórir!        Þegn est ógegn;
heyrðak, at héti        Hvinngestr faðir þinn.

Þegi þú, Þórir! Est ógegn þegn; heyrðak, at faðir þinn héti Hvinngestr.

Be quiet, Þórir! You’re an unreliable man; I heard that your father was called Hvinngestr (‘Thief-guest’).


[3] heyrðak (‘heyrða ek’): hygg ek Hr



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