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Anon Pl 59VII

Jonna Louis-Jensen and Tarrin Wills (eds) 2007, ‘Anonymous Poems, Plácitusdrápa 59’ in Margaret Clunies Ross (ed.), Poetry on Christian Subjects. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 7. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 220.

Anonymous PoemsPlácitusdrápa
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svinnan ‘the wise’

2. svinnr (adj.): wise

[1] svinnan: svinnat 673b

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snar ‘The vigorous’

snarr (adj.): gallant, bold < snarfengr (adj.): sturdy

[2] snarfengr í hof: ‘snar[...]of’ 673b, snarfengr í hof(?) 673bSE

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fengr ‘’

1. fanga (verb; °præt. part. fanginn): capture < snarfengr (adj.): sturdy

[2] snarfengr í hof: ‘snar[...]of’ 673b, snarfengr í hof(?) 673bSE

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í ‘’

í (prep.): in, into

[2] snarfengr í hof: ‘snar[...]of’ 673b, snarfengr í hof(?) 673bSE

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hof ‘the temple’

1. hóf (noun n.; °-s; -): court, temple

[2] snarfengr í hof: ‘snar[...]of’ 673b, snarfengr í hof(?) 673bSE

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ítr ‘the glorious’

ítr (adj.): glorious

kennings

ítr hnekkir angrs
‘the glorious subduer of sin ’
   = HOLY MAN

the glorious subduer of sin → HOLY MAN
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hnekkir ‘subduer’

hnekkir (noun m.): subduer

kennings

ítr hnekkir angrs
‘the glorious subduer of sin ’
   = HOLY MAN

the glorious subduer of sin → HOLY MAN
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stóð ‘stood’

standa (verb): stand

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angrs ‘of sin’

2. angr (noun n.): grief, sin

[4] angrs Plácitum: ‘[...]itum’ 673b, ‘[...] placitum’ 673bFJ

kennings

ítr hnekkir angrs
‘the glorious subduer of sin ’
   = HOLY MAN

the glorious subduer of sin → HOLY MAN
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Plácitum ‘Plácitus’

Plácitus (noun m.): Plácitus, Placitus

[4] angrs Plácitum: ‘[...]itum’ 673b, ‘[...] placitum’ 673bFJ

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inn ‘the’

2. inn (art.): the

[5, 6] inn grimmi gagni í sókn: ‘[...]isocn’ 673b, 673bFJ, ‘[...]socn’ 673bÞH, ‘[...]son’ 673bHE

notes

[5-6] inn grimmi ... gagni ‘the fierce ... for your victory’: Emendation proposed by Finnur Jónsson 1887.

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grimmi ‘fierce’

grimmr (adj.; °compar. -ari, superl. -astr): fierce

[5, 6] inn grimmi gagni í sókn: ‘[...]isocn’ 673b, 673bFJ, ‘[...]socn’ 673bÞH, ‘[...]son’ 673bHE

notes

[5-6] inn grimmi ... gagni ‘the fierce ... for your victory’: Emendation proposed by Finnur Jónsson 1887.

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gagni ‘for your victory’

1. gagn (noun n.): victory

[5, 6] inn grimmi gagni í sókn: ‘[...]isocn’ 673b, 673bFJ, ‘[...]socn’ 673bÞH, ‘[...]son’ 673bHE

notes

[5-6] inn grimmi ... gagni ‘the fierce ... for your victory’: Emendation proposed by Finnur Jónsson 1887.

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í ‘in’

í (prep.): in, into

[5, 6] inn grimmi gagni í sókn: ‘[...]isocn’ 673b, 673bFJ, ‘[...]socn’ 673bÞH, ‘[...]son’ 673bHE

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sókn ‘battle’

sókn (noun f.; °-ar; -ir): attack, fight

[5, 6] inn grimmi gagni í sókn: ‘[...]isocn’ 673b, 673bFJ, ‘[...]socn’ 673bÞH, ‘[...]son’ 673bHE

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