Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages

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Note to Eyv Hák 7I

[1] benjeldar ‘wound-fires [SWORDS]’: Though it is missing in the mss, the glide [j] had not yet been lost at the time of composition, as shown by the metre (Kuhn 1983, 48). On the kenning in its poetic context, see Note to l. 6 below.


  1. Bibliography
  2. Kuhn, Hans (1899). 1983. Das Dróttkvætt. Heidelberg: Winter.


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