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Hallm Hallkv 6V (Bergb 6)

Hallmundr bergbúinn, Hallmundarkviða 6 — ed. Tarrin Wills

Not published: do not cite (Hallm Hallkv 6V (Bergb 6))

Hallmundr bergbúinnHallmundarkviða

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Spretta kámir klettar,
knýr víðis bǫl hlíðir,
aurr tekr upp at færask,
undarligr ór grundu;
hǫrgs munu hǫldar margir,
himinn rifnar þá, lifna,
rignir mest, at regni
røkkr, áðr heimrinn søkkvisk,
røkkr, áðr heimrinn søkkvisk.


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: Anonyme digte og vers [XIII], D. 2. [2]. Drömmevers: Af Bergbúaþáttr 6: AII, 211-12, BII, 227-8, Skald II, 118NN §2947Bárð 1860, 126, 141, Guðmundur Finnbogason 1935, 178, ÍF 13, 445-6 (Bergb).


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