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Arn Magndr 15II

Diana Whaley (ed.) 2009, ‘Arnórr jarlaskáld Þórðarson, Magnússdrápa 15’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 225.

Arnórr jarlaskáld ÞórðarsonMagnússdrápa
141516

Sveins ‘of Sveinn’s’

2. Sveinn (noun m.): Sveinn

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sunnan ‘from the south’

sunnan (adv.): (from the) south

[1] sunnan: om. Flat

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strǫndum ‘the beaches’

strǫnd (noun f.; °strandar, dat. -u/-; strandir/strendr): beach, shore

[2] strǫndum: strǫndu Hr

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vítt ‘far and wide’

víðr (adj.): far

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fyr ‘’

fyr (prep.): for, over, because of, etc.

[3] fyr (‘fyrir’): til Hr

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hvar ‘where’

hvar (adv.): where

[4] hvar: om. Hr

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Vitnir ‘The wolf’

vitnir (noun m.): wolf

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Ôleifs ‘Óláfr’s’

Óláfr (noun m.): Óláfr

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sonr Ôleifs
‘Óláfr’s son ’
   = Magnús

Óláfr’s son → Magnús
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sonr ‘son’

sonr (noun m.; °-ar, dat. syni; synir, acc. sonu, syni): son

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sonr Ôleifs
‘Óláfr’s son ’
   = Magnús

Óláfr’s son → Magnús
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slítr ‘tears’

slíta (verb): to tear

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víkum ‘the bays’

vík (noun f.): bay

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valkǫst ‘a heap of slain’

valkǫstr (noun m.): corpse-pile

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fǫstu ‘fasting’

1. fasta (noun f.): fast, fasting

[8] fǫstu: fǫstum Flat

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In H-Hr, st. 15 is cited after st. 14, with a remark that much of Sveinn’s army fell, while some jumped overboard and perished, as Arnórr says. In Flat the context, as for st. 14, is the battle of Áróss.

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