A New Introduction to Old Norse - Part II - Reader by Anthony (ed) Faulkes

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Big’: strong dat. f. , agreeing with beinahrúgu. beinahrúgu wf. , the case always triggered by ór; like mannshƒnd above, beinahrúgu is a compound, whose gender is determined and case and number expressed by the second element, hrúgu; in the following the structure of compounds will receive no further analysis. er conj. ‘which’. flar adv. ‘there’. lá sv. ‘lay’: 3rd sg. past indic. 1). hƒndin sf. + art. , the subject. var sv. ‘was’: 3rd sg. past indic. 10). svƒrt adj. ‘black’: strong nom. f. sg. 2), agreeing with hƒndin.

Few’: strong nom. n. , the subject; n. sg. is used because the adj. does not modify a noun with a particular number or gender; in the absence of such a noun, the adj. 6 (19–21)) and is modified by manna. manna sm. e. menn are the type or class of which few were present. 3 1 2 3 4 6 4 5 6 7 I: Hrólfs saga kraka Hann sezk útarliga, ok sem hann hefr setit flar nƒkkra hrí›, heyrir hann flrausk nƒkkut útar í hornit í einhverjum sta›. Bƒ›varr lítr flangat ok sér at mannshƒnd kemr upp ór mikilli beinahrúgu, er flar lá; hƒndin var svƒrt mjƒk.

Bjarnar (1990). P. , Medieval Scandinavia: An Encyclopedia (1993). Stefán Einarsson, A History of Icelandic Literature (1957). xxxiv A New Introduction to Old Norse Icelandic texts in English editions Texts with notes and glossary: Bandamanna saga, ed. H. Magerøy (1981). Egils saga, ed. Bjarni Einarsson (2003). Einar Skúlason’s Geisli, A Critical Edition, ed. M. Chase (2005). Gunnlaugs saga, ed. P. Foote and R. Quirk (1953). Hávamál, ed. D. Evans, with Glossary and Index by A. Faulkes (1986–87).

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