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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Anon Sól 55VII l. 3

hann — him

lemma:

hann (pron.; °gen. hans, dat. honum; f. hon, gen. hennar, acc. hana): he, she, it, they, them...

readings:

notes:

[3] tveir saman teymðu hann ‘two together had bridled him’: The two are usually thought to be the other persons of the Trinity (so Falk). Björn M. Ólsen (1915, 52) argues that Christ (hann) is the subject of the cl., that the m. nom. tveir ‘two’ may be a misunderstanding of the roman numeral ii (= tvá, m. acc.) in the original ms., and that the hart is driving Glævaldr and the vánardreki before him. He therefore emends teymðu 3rd pers. pl. pret. to teymði 3rd pers. sg. pret. Amory (1990, 260) identifies the two with the prophets Isaiah and Daniel, released from Hell at the Harrowing, or with the two alleged authors of the Gospel of Nicodemus (Niðrst1).

kennings:

grammar:

Pronouns and determiners: Third person



masc.fem.neut.
sing. N
A
G
D
hann
hann
hans
honum
hon (hún)
hana
hennar
henni
þat
þat
þess
því, þí
pl. N
A
G
D
þeir
þá
þeir(r)a
þeim
þær
þær
þeir(r)a
þeim
þau
þau
þeir(r)a
þeim
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