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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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1. Anonymous Poems, Flokkr about Sveinn Álfífuson, 1 [Vol. 1, 1029]

[6] drengi ‘warriors’: Drengr m. can mean ‘(young) man, (manly) man, warrior, servant’, and at least in early usage often has connotations of belonging to a tightly-bonded group (see Fritzner, LP: drengr; SnE 1998, II, 258; Jesch 1993a; Jesch 2001a, 216-32; Goetting 2006).


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