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Anon Nkt 23II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal 23’ in Kari Ellen Gade (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 2: From c. 1035 to c. 1300. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 2. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 776.

Anonymous PoemsNóregs konungatal
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gǫfgaðr ‘endowed’

gǫfga (verb): endow, worship

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Eirekr ‘Eiríkr ’

Eiríkr (noun m.): Eiríkr

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Yggs ‘Yggr’s’

1. Yggr (noun m.): Yggr

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mani Yggs,
‘Yggr’s girl, ’
   = Jǫrð

Yggr’s girl, → Jǫrð
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mani ‘girl’

man (noun n.): girl

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mani Yggs,
‘Yggr’s girl, ’
   = Jǫrð

Yggr’s girl, → Jǫrð
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áðr ‘before’

áðr (adv.; °//): before

[5] áðr *: áðr an Flat

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* ‘’

(non-lexical)

[5] áðr *: áðr an Flat

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ór ‘from the’

3. ór (prep.): out of

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gœddi ‘enriched’

gœða (verb): endow

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Eiríkr left Norway before 1014 (see ÍF 27, xxv) after appointing his son, Hákon, regent. According to the chronology of Nkt, he left in 1012. He later joined his brother-in-law, Knútr inn ríki Sveinsson (Cnut the Great), in England. — [4] mani Yggs ‘Yggr’s <= Óðinn’s> girl [= Jǫrð (jǫrð ‘earth’)]’: See Note to st. 8/1, 2.

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