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Anon Mey 2VII

Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilagra meyja drápa 2’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 893.

Anonymous PoemsHeilagra meyja drápa
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Lýsa ‘to describe’

2. lýsa (verb): illuminate, show

[1] Lýsa: ‘Lys(a)ur’(?) 713

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lofandi ‘in laudatory’

lofa (verb): praise, permit

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glós*um ‘words’

1. glósa (noun f.): word, explanation

[1] glós*um: ‘glósr um’ 721, ‘glósun um’ with ‘glósr’ in margin 444ˣ

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Mildliga ‘gracefully’

mildliga (adv.): graciously

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skín ‘shines’

skína (verb): shine

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öllum ‘all’

allr (adj.): all

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meyligt ‘maidenly’

meyligr (adj.): [maidenly]

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hins ‘of the’

2. inn (art.): the

[6] hins: so 713, 444ˣ, om. 721

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Máría ‘Mary’

María (noun f.): Mary

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sjálf ‘herself’

sjalfr (adj.): self

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dýran ‘glorious’

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

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dýran stýri himna.
‘the glorious ruler of the heavens.’
   = God

the glorious ruler of the heavens. → God
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himna ‘of the heavens’

himinn (noun m.; °himins, dat. himni; himnar): heaven, sky

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dýran stýri himna.
‘the glorious ruler of the heavens.’
   = God

the glorious ruler of the heavens. → God
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stýri ‘ruler’

stýrir (noun m.): ruler, controller

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dýran stýri himna.
‘the glorious ruler of the heavens.’
   = God

the glorious ruler of the heavens. → God
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