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Gunnarr Lv 1IV

Gunnarr Lambason, Lausavísa 1 — ed. Guðrún Nordal

Not published: do not cite (Gunnarr Lv 1IV)

Gunnarr LambasonLausavísa1

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable. The following is taken from an old edition (Skj where relevant):

Herðar laust hrings Njǫrðr
horni, varat brynþorn,
á Birni, bigjarn
blunda, fyr Geirmund;
steypask tók galinn glópr,
gauri varð fyr nǫsum aurr;
þetta þótti þjóð gott;
Þorgísl samði honum písl.


Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.

editions and texts

Skj: Gunnarr, Lausavísa: AII, 87, BII, 98,


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