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rymskvia

- Edited by Haukur orgeirsson 2001


1. Reir var Ving-rr
er hann vaknai
ok sns hamars
of saknai,
skegg nam at hrista,
skr nam at dja,
r Jarar burr
um at reifask.

Word		POS	Form			Dict. form	Meaning		Cognate			

reir		adj.	nom. sg. masc.		reir		angry		wrath
var		verb	pret. 3p. sg.		vera		was		was
		adv.	-					then		then
Ving-rr	noun	nom. sg. masc.		Ving-rr	-		-
er		conj.	-			er		when		-
hann		pron.	nom. sg. masc.		hann		he		(he)
vaknai		verb	pret. 3p. sg.		vakna		woke up		(woke)
ok		conj.	-			ok		and		-
sns		pron.	gen. sg. masc.		sinn		his		-
hamars		noun	gen. sg. masc.		hamarr		hammer		hammer's
of		prep.	-			of		meaningless	(over)
saknai		verb	pret. 3p. sg.		sakna		couldn't find	-
skegg		noun	acc. sg. neut.		skegg		beard		-
nam		verb	pret. 3p. sg.		nema		*		-
at hrista	verb	infinitive		at + hrista	shake		-
skr		noun	acc. sg. fem.		skr		hair		-
at dja		verb	infinitive		at + dja	shake		-
r		verb	pret. 3p. sg.		ra		*		-
Jarar		noun	gen. sg. fem.		Jr		Earth's		Earth
burr		noun	nom. sg. masc.		burr		son		(borne)
um		prep.	-			um		about		-
at reifask	verb.	infinitive mv.		at + reifask	I don't know	-

* Constructions such as "nam at hrista", "r at dja" are probably best translated with a simple past tense; "shook". 2. Ok hann at ora
alls fyrst of kva:
"Heyru n, Loki,
hvat ek n mli
er eigi veit
Jarar hvergi
n upphimins:
ss er stolinn hamri".

Word		POS	Form			Dict. form	Meaning		Cognate			

at		prep.	nom. sg. neut.		at		that		that
ora		noun	gen. pl. neut.		or		of words	word
alls		pron.	gen. sg. neut.		allr		of all		all	
fyrst		adv.	-			fyrst		first		first
of		prep.	-			of		meaningless	(over)
kva		verb	pret. 3p. sg.		kvea		said		(quoth)
heyru		verb	imperative sg.		heyra + 	hear		hear + thou
Loki		noun	nom. sg. masc.		Loki		-		-
hvat		pron.	acc. sg. neut.		hvat		what		what
mli		verb	pres. 1p. sg.		mla		say		-
er		pron.	-			er		that		-
eigi		adv.	-			eigi		not		-
veit		verb	pres. 3p. sg.		vita		knows		
hvergi		adv.	-			hvergi		nowhere		(where)
n		adv.	-			n		nor		(nor)
upp-himins	noun	gen. sg. masc.		upphiminn	up-heaven's	up-heaven's
ss		noun	nom. sg. masc.		ss		god		-
er		verb	pres. 3p. sg.		vera		is		is
stolinn		adj.	nom. sg. masc.		stolinn/stela	stolen		stolen
hamri		noun	dat. sg. masc.		hamarr		hammer		hammer