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Anon Mey 31VII

Kirsten Wolf (ed.) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Heilagra meyja drápa 31’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 911.

Anonymous PoemsHeilagra meyja drápa
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Haglig ‘skilful’

hagligr (adj.): proper, convenient

[1] Haglig: Hagliga 713

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meyja ‘maiden’

meyja (noun f.; °-u): maiden, virgin

[2] meyja: meyjan 713

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fríðast ‘the fairest’

fríðr (adj.; °compar. -ari, superl. -astr): beautiful, fair

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[3] fríðast ‘fairest’: Kock (NN §1844) argues that the adj. qualifies klæði ‘clothes’; Finnur Jónsson (Skj B) has it qualify hár ‘hair’.

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frúinnar ‘of a woman’

frú (noun f.): lady

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falli ‘fell’

falla (verb): fall

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allan ‘entire’

allr (adj.): all

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Síniformus ‘Síniformus’

Síniformus (noun m.): Síniformus

[5] Síniformus: ‘Símfromus’ 713

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kyndu ‘kindled’

2. -kynja (verb): [kindled]

[7] kyndu: kyndi 713

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stóð ‘stood’

standa (verb): stand

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logandi ‘burning’

2. loga (verb): burn

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glóðum ‘flames’

glóð (noun f.): ember

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