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Note to stanza
[3, 4] selr mér fœri at þylja of sigr ‘gives me opportunity to recite about victory’: This is akin to Arnórr’s comment on Magnús providing him yrkisefni ‘material for composition’ (Arn Hryn 14). Such statements are not common, to judge from Kreutzer 1977, 196. The verb þylja is a derivative of þulr ‘sage’ (cf. þula ‘metrical catalogue’), but it probably functions as a generic term for performing poetry here (see Kreutzer 1977, 155-6).
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