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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Mey 49VII

Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilagra meyja drápa 49’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 921.

Anonymous PoemsHeilagra meyja drápa

höfðingjar ‘chieftains’

hǫfðingi (noun m.; °-ja; -jar): chieftain

[1] höfðingjar: dómendr 713


trúðrinn ‘the charlatan’

trúðr (noun m.; °; -ar): charlatan, juggler


[3] trúðrinn ‘the charlatan’: The word means a juggler and so by extension any worthless person.


liet ‘had’

láta (verb): let, have sth done

[3] liet: so 713, hiet 721


týndi ‘destroyed’

týna (verb): lose, destroy


skera ‘cut’

skera (verb): cut


úr ‘out’

3. ór (prep.): out of

[4] úr: superscript with insertion mark 713


jungu ‘of the young’

ungr (adj.): young

[4] jungu: ungu 713


Kristína ‘Christina’

Kristína (noun f.): [Christina]

[8] Kristína: so 713, Katrína 721


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