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Re: [norse_course] Havamal Verse 113

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    Heill Steven skal is from the verb skulu meaning shall . The -at- part is a negative suffex and tu is the 2nd person pronoun þú . Put it all
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      Heill Steven

      'skal' is from the verb 'skulu' meaning 'shall'. The
      '-at-' part is a negative suffex and 'tu' is the 2nd
      person pronoun '��'. Put it all together and you have
      'You shall not' or 'thou shall not.'

      Hope this helped.

      Vas �� heil
      Rob

      --- "Steven T. Hatton" <hattons@...>
      wrote:
      > I'm trying to figure out what "skal-at-tu" means. I
      > looked this up in
      > Zoega's dictionary, but I can't figure out how the
      > compound is constructed.
      > This is the verse where I found it:
      >
      > 113. R��umk ��r, Loddf�fnir,
      > en �� r�� nemir, -
      > nj�ta mundu ef �� nemr,
      > ��r munu g�� ef �� getr -:
      > fj�lkunnigri konu
      > skal-at-tu � fa�mi sofa,
      > sv� at hon lyki �ik li�um.
      >
      >
      > Any ideas?
      >
      > Thanks,
      >
      > Steven
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