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Grett Lv 4V (Gr 12)

Grettir Ásmundarson, Lausavísur 4 — ed. Jonathan Grove

Not published: do not cite (Grett Lv 4V (Gr 12))

Grettir ÁsmundarsonLausavísur

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Hygg ek at heiman byggi
heldr auðigir snauðan
blakkþoll byrjar skikkju
beiðendr móins leiðar;
enn réð orðskvið sanna
auðnorn við mik fornan
ern, at bezt er barni,
benskóðs fyr gjǫf, móðir.


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 XIV], A. 1. Vers af sagaer: Af isl. slægtsagaer: Af Grettissaga 11: AII, 433, BII, 464-5,


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