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Anon Nkt 75II

Kari Ellen Gade (ed.) 2009, ‘Anonymous Poems, Nóregs konungatal 75’ 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. 806.

Anonymous PoemsNóregs konungatal
7475

konungs ‘of the king’

konungr (noun m.; °dat. -i, -s; -ar): king

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[2] spjalli konungs ‘the confidant of the king’: Jón Loptsson was in Norway in 1163, and, according to MErlHkr (ÍF 28, 395), King Magnús Erlingsson acknowledged their kinship. Jón returned to Iceland the following year, but he may have been present at Magnús’s coronation in 1164 (see Hungrv 1953, 28).

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spjalli ‘the confidant’

spjalli (noun m.): confidant

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[2] spjalli konungs ‘the confidant of the king’: Jón Loptsson was in Norway in 1163, and, according to MErlHkr (ÍF 28, 395), King Magnús Erlingsson acknowledged their kinship. Jón returned to Iceland the following year, but he may have been present at Magnús’s coronation in 1164 (see Hungrv 1953, 28).

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hafi ‘should have’

hafa (verb): have

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allt ‘all’

allr (adj.): all

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es ‘which’

2. er (conj.): who, which, when

[4] es (‘er’): ‘er hann’ Flat

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œskir ‘he wishes’

œska (noun f.; °-u): youth

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giptudrjúgr ‘the one of lasting good luck’

giftudrjúgr (adj.): lasting in good luck

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sjǫlfum ‘himself’

sjalfr (adj.): self

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allan ‘all’

allr (adj.): all

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njóti ‘that he should enjoy’

njóta (verb): enjoy, use

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