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Hávm 72

Hávamál 72 — ed. Haraldur Bernharðsson

Not published: do not cite (Hávm 72)

Codex Regius of the Poetic Edda: an electronic editionHávamál

text and translation

The new edition is either unpublished or unavailable.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

Tveir ru eins herjar,
tunga er höfuðs bani,
er mér íheðin hvern
handar væni;
nótt verðr feginn
sá er nesti trúir;
skammar ru skips rár;
hverb er haustgríma;
fjölð um viðrir
á fimm dögum,
enn meira ámánaði.


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.


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