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Kálf Kátr 48VII

Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Kálfr Hallsson, Kátrínardrápa 48’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 961.

Kálfr HallssonKátrínardrápa
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Alla ‘entire’

allr (adj.): all

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kveðr ‘invoke’

2. kveðja (verb): say, greet

[1] kveðr: kveð all

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aldar ‘of people’

ǫld (noun f.; °; aldir): people, age

kennings

stillis aldar,
‘of the ruler of people, ’
   = God

the ruler of people, → God
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stillis ‘of the ruler’

stillir (noun m.): ruler

kennings

stillis aldar,
‘of the ruler of people, ’
   = God

the ruler of people, → God
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brúnar ‘of the eye-brow’

brún (noun f.; °; brýnn/-ir): brows

kennings

steinum brúnar.
‘the stones of the eye-brow. ’
   = EYES

the stones of the eye-brow. → EYES
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steinum ‘the stones’

steinn (noun m.; °steins; steinar): stone, colour

kennings

steinum brúnar.
‘the stones of the eye-brow. ’
   = EYES

the stones of the eye-brow. → EYES
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allra ‘all’

allr (adj.): all

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iðraz ‘repent’

iðra (verb): repent

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ódáða ‘misdeeds’

ódáð (noun f.): [misdeeds]

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drottinn ‘the king’

dróttinn (noun m.; °dróttins, dat. dróttni (drottini [$1049$]); dróttnar): lord, master

kennings

drottinn dýrstrar hallar
‘the king of the most glorious hall ’
   = God

the king of the most glorious hall → God
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dýrstrar ‘of the most glorious’

dýrr (adj.; °compar. -ri/-ari, superl. -str/-astr): precious

kennings

drottinn dýrstrar hallar
‘the king of the most glorious hall ’
   = God

the king of the most glorious hall → God
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hallar ‘hall’

1. hǫll (noun f.; °hallar, dat. -u/-; hallir): hall

kennings

drottinn dýrstrar hallar
‘the king of the most glorious hall ’
   = God

the king of the most glorious hall → God
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allar ‘all’

allr (adj.): all

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