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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Mark Eirdr 7II l. 1

þings — meeting


þing (noun n.; °-s; -): meeting, assembly < brynþing (noun n.): byrnie-assembly


[1] brynþings: byrðings 180b


[1] brynþings ‘of the byrnie-meeting’: 180b offers the alternative reading byrðings (m. gen. sg.) ‘of the ship’, giving the kenning beiðir byrðings ‘bidder/demander of the ship’, i.e. ‘seafarer’ (cf. Anon Pl 38/7VII).



case: gen.

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