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Anon Sól 41VII

Carolyne Larrington and Peter Robinson (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Sólarljóð 41’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 324.

Anonymous PoemsSólarljóð

sæja ‘were looking’

2. sjá (verb): see


á ‘at’

3. á (prep.): on, at

[3] á: om. 214ˣ, 2797ˣ


ek ‘I’

ek (pron.; °mín, dat. mér, acc. mik): I, me

[4] henni ek: ek henni 214ˣ


hinzta ‘for the last’

hindri (adj. comp.; °superl. hinztr): [for last]

[5] hinzta: inzta all


[5] hinzta ‘the last’: Skj B, Skald, Bugge, Falk and Björn M. Ólsen restore the <h> to mss’ inzta to provide alliteration (Fidjestøl has (h)inzta), though the reading is found in no ms.


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