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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Sturl Hákkv 28II/2 — knáttu

Þar gullker
geiga knáttu
inni full
unna greipum,
en inndrótt
allra stríða
til hjarta fell.

Þar inni knáttu full gullker geiga, unna greipum, en heilivágr allra stríða fell inndrótt til hjarta.

Inside there full gold-goblets swung, caressed the hands, and the soothing balm of all torments [WINE/ALE] penetrated the hearts of the retinue.


[2] knáttu: knátti 8, Flat



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