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Note to ÞjóðA Frag 2II

[1] lætr ‘causes’: There is no real warrant for the emendation to pret. lét ‘caused’ in Skj B and retained by Kock in Skald. Þryngvi in l. 3 is 3rd pers. sg. subj. but otherwise ambiguous: either pres. ‘forces’ or pret. ‘forced’.

References

  1. Bibliography
  2. Skj B = Finnur Jónsson, ed. 1912-15b. Den norsk-islandske skjaldedigtning. B: Rettet tekst. 2 vols. Copenhagen: Villadsen & Christensen. Rpt. 1973. Copenhagen: Rosenkilde & Bagger.
  3. Skald = Kock, Ernst Albin, ed. 1946-50. Den norsk-isländska skaldediktningen. 2 vols. Lund: Gleerup.

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