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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Glúmr Gráf 12I l. 8

hvaðarr — both


hvaðarr (pron.): [both] < hvaðarrtveggi (pron.)hvaðarr (pron.): [both]


[8] hvaðarr‑: ‘hvatar’ F, kvaðar 325VIII 1, hvára 53, hvárt‑ 62, hvor Flat


[8] hvaðarrtveggi ‘both’: In TGT the disyllabic form hvaðarr for hvárr is noted as a form of licence (barbarismus), but it is the legitimate early form (ANG §478 Anm. 1; LP: hvaðarr). Finnur Jónsson in Skj B prints the gen. pl. -tveggja and in LP: hvaðartveggja suggests that -tveggja is the older form. However, ANG (loc. cit.) considers nom. sg. tuegge (normalised -tveggi) old and rare.



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