Re: [norse_course] Havamal Verse 113
- 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
--- "Steven T. Hatton" <hattons@...>
> 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?
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