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Lexicon Poeticum

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ÞjóðA Sex 13II/1 — vingjafa ‘of friendly gifts’

Lét vingjafa veitir
varghollr dreka skolla
lystr fyr leiðangrs brjósti
— liðs oddr vas þat — miðju.

Lystr, varghollr veitir vingjafa lét dreka skolla fyr miðju brjósti leiðangrs; þat vas oddr liðs.

The eager, wolf-gracious bestower of friendly gifts [GENEROUS RULER] made the dragon-ship rock at the middle of the forefront of the expeditionary fleet; that was the spearhead of the host.

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[1] vingjafa: ‘víga fa’ H, ‘vaga fa’ Hr, ‘vingíafar’ 570a

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