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Grett Lv 16V (Gr 29)

Grettir Ásmundarson, Lausavísur 16 — ed. Jonathan Grove

Not published: do not cite (Grett Lv 16V (Gr 29))

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The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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):

Snart á snæðings porti
Snækolls þrimu rækis
ímunbukl, þat er ǫkla
áspyrnu fekk þyrnis;
svá tvískipti toptum
tanngarðs enn járnvarði
brodda-gangs, at á bringu,
bálkr, rifnuðu kjálkar.


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 22: AII, 436-7, BII, 468,


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