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Lexicon Poeticum

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Anon Mv I 25VII/3 — lýðir ‘people’

Sungu sætt og leingi
sannfróðir guðs móður
lýðir lof, þá er brúði
litu hvíta þar sitja.
Lietu síðan sætu
seimstalls viðir allir
fara í friði og æru;
fljóð var sátt og þjóðir.

Sannfróðir lýðir sungu lof móður guðs sætt og leingi, þá er litu brúði sitja þar hvíta. Síðan lietu allir viðir seimstalls sætu fara í friði og æru; fljóð og þjóðir var sátt.

The truth-knowing people sang the praise of the mother of God [= Mary] sweetly and for a long time when they saw the woman sitting there unblemished [lit. white]. Then all the trees of the gold-seat [ARM > MEN] let the lady go in peace and honour; the woman and the people were reconciled.


[3] lýðir: lýðr 721


[3] lýðir (m. nom. pl.) ‘people’: Lýðr ‘people’ (so 721) is in the sg. and the pl. form is required both by the syntax and by the metre.



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