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GunnlI Lv 11V (Gunnl 17)

Gunnlaugr ormstunga Illugason, Lausavísur 11 — ed. Diana Whaley

Not published: do not cite (GunnlI Lv 11V (Gunnl 17))

Gunnlaugr ormstunga IllugasonLausavísur

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Nú em ek út á eyri
alvangs búinn ganga
(happs unni goð greppi
gǫrt) með tognum hjǫrvi;
hnakk skalk Helgu lokka
(haus vink frá bol lausan
lóks) með ljósum mæki
ljúfs velgs í tvau kljúfa.


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: Gunnlaugr ormstunga Illugason, 3. Lausavísur 11: AI, 197, BI, 187-8, Skald I, 99, NN §546; Gunnl 1880, 31, 52-3, Gunnl 1916, 46-7, Gunnl 1935, 52, 75, ÍF 3, 93-4 (Gunnl ch. 11), Gunnl 1957, 30-1, ÍS 1186-7.


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