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Ív Sig 20II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Ívarr Ingimundarson, Sigurðarbálkr 20’ 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. 513.

Ívarr IngimundarsonSigurðarbálkr
192021

ungr ‘The young’

ungr (adj.): young

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átta ‘eight’

átta (num. cardinal): eight

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[2] átta snekkjur ‘eight warships’: For snekkja, see Note to st. 12/2 above. Hkr (ÍF 28, 309) also mentions the number of ships: hrauð þar átta snekkjur ‘he cleared eight warships there’.

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snekkjur ‘warships’

snekkja (noun f.; °-u; -ur): warship

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[2] átta snekkjur ‘eight warships’: For snekkja, see Note to st. 12/2 above. Hkr (ÍF 28, 309) also mentions the number of ships: hrauð þar átta snekkjur ‘he cleared eight warships there’.

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As st. 19 above.

Two ll. are missing from the second helmingr.

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