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Hskv Útdr 2II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Halldórr skvaldri, Útfarardrápa 2’ 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, pp. 485-6.

Halldórr skvaldriÚtfarardrápa
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skalk ‘I must’

skulu (verb): shall, should, must

[1] skalk (‘skal ec’): á ek Mork, skal Hr

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Vánar ‘of Ván’s’

Ván (noun f.): Ván

[2] Vánar: annars 42ˣ

kennings

sløngvir Vánar dags
‘the slinger of Ván’s daylight ’
   = GENEROUS MAN

Ván’s daylight → GOLD
the slinger of the GOLD → GENEROUS MAN
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Vánar ‘of Ván’s’

Ván (noun f.): Ván

[2] Vánar: annars 42ˣ

kennings

sløngvir Vánar dags
‘the slinger of Ván’s daylight ’
   = GENEROUS MAN

Ván’s daylight → GOLD
the slinger of the GOLD → GENEROUS MAN
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dags ‘daylight’

dagr (noun m.; °-s, dat. degi/dag/dagi(Thom¹ 332¹‡n.); -ar): day

kennings

sløngvir Vánar dags
‘the slinger of Ván’s daylight ’
   = GENEROUS MAN

Ván’s daylight → GOLD
the slinger of the GOLD → GENEROUS MAN
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dags ‘daylight’

dagr (noun m.; °-s, dat. degi/dag/dagi(Thom¹ 332¹‡n.); -ar): day

kennings

sløngvir Vánar dags
‘the slinger of Ván’s daylight ’
   = GENEROUS MAN

Ván’s daylight → GOLD
the slinger of the GOLD → GENEROUS MAN
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lét ‘’

láta (verb): let, have sth done

[3] lét: vann Mork, H, Hr

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sløngvir ‘the slinger’

sløngvir (noun m.): slinger

[3] sløngvir: ‘slogvir’ 39

kennings

sløngvir Vánar dags
‘the slinger of Ván’s daylight ’
   = GENEROUS MAN

Ván’s daylight → GOLD
the slinger of the GOLD → GENEROUS MAN
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sóttan ‘attacked’

sœkja (verb): seek, attack

[3] sóttan: ‘sattann’ Hr

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Sintré ‘Sintra’

Sintré (noun m.): [Sintra]

notes

[4] Sintré ‘Sintra’: Located on the coast north-west of Lisbon, in present-day Portugal.

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konungs ‘of the king’

konungr (noun m.; °dat. -i, -s; -ar): king

[4] konungs: so E, J2ˣ, Mork, H, Hr, konung Kˣ, 39, konungr F, 42ˣ

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inna ‘tell of’

inna (verb): to pay, discharge, relate, tell; to announce, confirm

[4] inna: innan 39, F, 42ˣ, manna J2ˣ, vinna Hr

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Gerðisk ‘It turned out to be’

1. gera (verb): do, make

[5] Gerðisk: gerðusk J2ˣ, 42ˣ

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heldr ‘quite’

heldr (adv.): rather

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við ‘against’

2. við (prep.): with, against

[5] við: om. J2ˣ

notes

[5, 6] við harðan gram ‘against the stern lord’: Við gram Hǫrða ‘against the lord of the Hǫrðar’ (so Mork, H) is also possible.

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harðan ‘the stern’

harðr (adj.; °comp. -ari; superl. -astr): hard, harsh

[5] harðan: ‘horþa’ Mork, ‘hǫrða’ H, ‘hollda’ Hr

notes

[5, 6] við harðan gram ‘against the stern lord’: Við gram Hǫrða ‘against the lord of the Hǫrðar’ (so Mork, H) is also possible.

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hermǫnnum ‘for the warriors’

hermaðr (noun m.): warrior

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gram ‘lord’

1. gramr (noun m.): ruler

[6] gram: gramr 39, F, E, J2ˣ, 42ˣ, Hr

notes

[5, 6] við harðan gram ‘against the stern lord’: Við gram Hǫrða ‘against the lord of the Hǫrðar’ (so Mork, H) is also possible.

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grátt ‘perilous’

grár (adj.; °gráan/grán): grey

[7] grátt: so all others, ‘grart’ Kˣ

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en ‘and’

2. en (conj.): but, and

[7] en: þeim er Mork, H, Hr

notes

[7] en ‘and’: The variant þeims (‘þeim er’) ‘who’ (Mork, H, Hr) refers back to hermǫnnum ‘warriors’ (l. 6). It is acceptable and has been adopted by earlier eds.

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gǫrva ‘completely’

gǫrva (adv.): fully

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neittu ‘refused’

1. neita (verb): refuse

[7] neittu: neitti 42ˣ, níttu Mork, H, Hr

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Sigurðr fought a battle against the Moors in Sintra on the Iberian Peninsula.

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