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Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Ótt Hfl 20I l. 5

á — in


3. á (prep.): on, at


[5] Engi varð á jǫrðu: ‘E[…]’ B, engi varð á jǫrðu 744ˣ;    á: í Tˣ


[5] á jǫrðu ‘in the land’: Faulkes (SnE 1998, I, 224) suggests this should be taken as an adverbial phrase meaning ‘ever’, but in his glossary (SnE 1998, II, 331) he proposes rather that á jǫrðu austr should be taken to mean ‘in Norway’; the latter seems more likely.



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