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Anon Hsv 11VII

Tarrin Wills and Stefanie Gropper (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Hugsvinnsmál 11’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 367.

Anonymous PoemsHugsvinnsmál
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ok ‘and’

3. ok (conj.): and, but; also

[1] ok eggju: ‘[...]iu’ 696XV

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eggju ‘edge’

1. egg (noun f.; °-jar, dat. -ju/-): edge, blade

[1] ok eggju: ‘[...]iu’ 696XV

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ok ‘and’

3. ok (conj.): and, but; also

[3] ok eigi: ‘[...]’ 696XV, eigi þú 624

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eigi ‘not’

3. eigi (adv.): not

[3] ok eigi: ‘[...]’ 696XV, eigi þú 624

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auð ‘’

1. auðr (noun m.; °-s/-ar, dat. -i/-): wealth < auðtryggr (adj.): °quick to believe (in sby), credulous

[3] auðtryggr ver: so 624, á tryggðar veg 1199ˣ, ‘[...] ud tryggur uert’ 696XV

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tryggr ‘credulous’

tryggr (adj.; °tryggan/tryggvan; compar. -ari/-vari; superl. -jastr/-astr): loyal < auðtryggr (adj.): °quick to believe (in sby), credulous

[3] auðtryggr ver: so 624, á tryggðar veg 1199ˣ, ‘[...] ud tryggur uert’ 696XV

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ver ‘be’

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

[3] auðtryggr ver: so 624, á tryggðar veg 1199ˣ, ‘[...] ud tryggur uert’ 696XV

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ok ‘and’

3. ok (conj.): and, but; also

[4] ok eiðum: ‘[...]d[...]’ 696XV, ok orðum 624

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eiðum ‘oaths’

eið (noun n.; °-s; -): ?oath/headland

[4] ok eiðum: ‘[...]d[...]’ 696XV, ok orðum 624

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öllum ‘all’

allr (adj.): all

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vel ‘well’

vel (adv.): well, very

[5] vel: ‘u[...]’ 696XV

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ok ‘and’

3. ok (conj.): and, but; also

[6] ok halt við fyrða heit: ‘[...]it víd fyrda’ 696XV, haltu þín heit við fira 624

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[6] ok halt heit við fyrða ‘and keep promises to people’: Most eds adopt 624’s haltu þín heit við fira, which has the same sense.

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halt ‘keep’

halda (verb): hold, keep

[6] ok halt við fyrða heit: ‘[...]it víd fyrda’ 696XV, haltu þín heit við fira 624

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[6] ok halt heit við fyrða ‘and keep promises to people’: Most eds adopt 624’s haltu þín heit við fira, which has the same sense.

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við ‘to’

2. við (prep.): with, against

[6] ok halt við fyrða heit: ‘[...]it víd fyrda’ 696XV, haltu þín heit við fira 624

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[6] ok halt heit við fyrða ‘and keep promises to people’: Most eds adopt 624’s haltu þín heit við fira, which has the same sense.

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fyrða ‘people’

2. fyrðr (noun m.; °-s, dat. -): man

[6] ok halt við fyrða heit: ‘[...]it víd fyrda’ 696XV, haltu þín heit við fira 624

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[6] ok halt heit við fyrða ‘and keep promises to people’: Most eds adopt 624’s haltu þín heit við fira, which has the same sense.

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heit ‘promises’

heit (noun n.; °; -): promise

[6] ok halt við fyrða heit: ‘[...]it víd fyrda’ 696XV, haltu þín heit við fira 624

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[6] ok halt heit við fyrða ‘and keep promises to people’: Most eds adopt 624’s haltu þín heit við fira, which has the same sense.

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Lat. parallels: (sent. 21) iusiurandum serva ‘keep your oath’; (sent. 23) pugna pro patria ‘fight for your native land’; (sent. 24) nihil temere credideris ‘believe nothing without consideration’. In 624, the order of the two halves is reversed.

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