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Eyv Hál 12I/3 — val ‘of the slaughter’

Þeims allt austr
til Egða býs
brúðr valtýs
und bœgi liggr.

Þeims brúðr valtýs liggr und bœgi allt austr til býs Egða.

Under whose arm the bride of the slaughter-god [= Óðinn > = Jǫrð (jǫrð ‘land’)] lies all the way east to the territory of the Egðir.

readings

[3] valtýs: ‘valryss tunar’ FskAˣ, ‘valtyss tunar’ 301ˣ

notes

[3] valtýs ‘of the slaughter-god [= Óðinn]’: The second element could be the common noun týr ‘god’ or the god-name Týr: see Note to Eyv Hák 1/2.

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