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Anon Sól 71VII

Carolyne Larrington and Peter Robinson (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Sólarljóð 71’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, pp. 346-7.

Anonymous PoemsSólarljóð
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‘saw’

2. sjá (verb): see

[1] ek: ek sá 738ˣ, 167b 6ˣ

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ek ‘I’

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

[1] ek: ek sá 738ˣ, 167b 6ˣ

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höfðu ‘had’

hafa (verb): have

[2] höfðu: hafa 738ˣ, hafði 1441ˣ

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hungri ‘with hunger’

1. hungr (noun m.; °hungrs/-s, dat. hungri, acc. hungr/hung): hunger

[3] hungri: so 2797ˣ, hungr í 166bˣ, papp15ˣ, 738ˣ, 167b 6ˣ, 214ˣ, 1441ˣ, 10575ˣ

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[3] hungri ‘with hunger’: This is the reading of about half the mss, while the others share the reading of 166bˣ, probably originating in a mistake in word division.

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farit ‘afflicted’

fara (verb; ferr, fór, fóru, farinn): go, travel

[3] farit hörund: hörund farit 1441ˣ

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hörund ‘their flesh’

2. hǫrund (noun n.; °-s): flesh

[3] farit hörund: hörund farit 1441ˣ

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lutu ‘bowed’

1. lúta (verb): (strong)

[5] lutu öllum þeim: ‘[...]’ 167b 6ˣ

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öllum ‘all’

allr (adj.): all

[5] lutu öllum þeim: ‘[...]’ 167b 6ˣ

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þat ‘that’

1. sá (pron.; °gen. þess, dat. þeim, acc. þann; f. sú, gen. þeirrar, acc. þá; n. þat, dat. því; pl. m. þeir, f. þǽ---): that (one), those

[6] þat er it æzta unað: þat ek æzta unað 166bˣ, þat er æzta unað papp15ˣ, 738ˣ, 214ˣ, 1441ˣ, 10575ˣ, 2797ˣ, ‘[...]’ 167b 6ˣ

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er ‘is’

2. vera (verb): be, is, was, were, are, am

[6] þat er it æzta unað: þat ek æzta unað 166bˣ, þat er æzta unað papp15ˣ, 738ˣ, 214ˣ, 1441ˣ, 10575ˣ, 2797ˣ, ‘[...]’ 167b 6ˣ

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it ‘the’

2. inn (art.): the

[6] þat er it æzta unað: þat ek æzta unað 166bˣ, þat er æzta unað papp15ˣ, 738ˣ, 214ˣ, 1441ˣ, 10575ˣ, 2797ˣ, ‘[...]’ 167b 6ˣ

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æzta ‘highest’

œðri (adj. comp.): nobler, higher

[6] þat er it æzta unað: þat ek æzta unað 166bˣ, þat er æzta unað papp15ˣ, 738ˣ, 214ˣ, 1441ˣ, 10575ˣ, 2797ˣ, ‘[...]’ 167b 6ˣ

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unað ‘delight’

unað (noun n.; °-s): happiness

[6] þat er it æzta unað: þat ek æzta unað 166bˣ, þat er æzta unað papp15ˣ, 738ˣ, 214ˣ, 1441ˣ, 10575ˣ, 2797ˣ, ‘[...]’ 167b 6ˣ

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[5-6]: These ll. are missing or semi-legible in 167b 6ˣ due to a damaged leaf. For praise of the ascetic life, cf. Hsv 116. — [6]: Emendation is required here. It is necessary to insert the n. def. art. it to accompany æzta n. nom. sg. weak adj.

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