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GunnlI Lv 6V (Gunnl 10)

Gunnlaugr ormstunga Illugason, Lausavísur 6 — ed. Diana Whaley

Not published: do not cite (GunnlI Lv 6V (Gunnl 10))

Gunnlaugr ormstunga IllugasonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Rœkik lítt þótt leiki
(létt veðr es nú) þéttan
austanvindr at ǫndri
andness viku þessa;
meir séumk hitt, an hæru
hoddstríðandi bíðit,
orð, at eigi verðak
jafnrǫskr taliðr Hrafni.


Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.

editions and texts

Skj: Gunnlaugr ormstunga Illugason, 3. Lausavísur 6: AI, 196, BI, 186, Skald I, 99, NN §1058 anm.; Gunnl 1880, 25, 47-8, Gunnl 1916, 37, Gunnl 1935, 46, 72, ÍF 3, 84-5 (Gunnl ch. 10), Gunnl 1957, 25, ÍS 1182.


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