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Lexicon Poeticum

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Steinn Óldr 15II/2 — enskis ‘holding’

Hilmir gefr ok hjalma,
(hirð) svát enskis virðir,
(konungs prýða þau klæði)
kynstórr firum brynjur.
Dyggr lætr þungar þiggja
þengill af sér drengi
— vás launar svá vísi
verðung — Hôars gerðar.

Kynstórr hilmir gefr firum brynjur ok hjalma, svát virðir enskis; þau klæði prýða hirð konungs. Dyggr þengill lætr drengi þiggja af sér þungar gerðar Hôars; svá launar vísi verðung vás.

The highborn ruler gives men byrnies and helmets without holding back; those clothes adorn the king’s retinue. The loyal lord lets his warriors receive from him the heavy garments of Hárr <= Óðinn> [BYRNIES]; thus the leader repays his troop for hardship.

readings

[2] enskis: ‘eingis’ H, ‘einkis’ Hr, ‘engis’ F

grammar

Pronouns and determiners: engi (none, no)

masc.fem.neut.
sing. N
A
G
D
engi
engan, engi
engis, enskis
engum
engi
enga
engrar
engri
ekki
ekki
engis, enskis
engu
pl. N
A
G
D
engir
enga
engra
engum
engar
engar
engra
engum
engi
engi
engra
engum
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