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Re: [norse_course] Hrafenkell 2 / Sarah

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  • Laurel Bradshaw
    Yes -- sorry! I should have read that before I posted. Thanks for the confirmation! Any info about those bridges? Laurel ... From: Haukur Thorgeirsson To:
    Message 1 of 5 , Sep 30, 2003
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      Yes -- sorry!  I should have read that before I posted.  Thanks for the confirmation!
       
      Any info about those "bridges?" 
       
      Laurel
      ----- Original Message -----
      Sent: Tuesday, September 30, 2003 10:35 AM
      Subject: Re: [norse_course] Hrafenkell 2 / Sarah

      > On the line...
      > Við þetta var lengt nafn hans ok kallaðr Freysgoði,
      > > Because of that he lengthened his name and was called Frey’s chieftain,
      > I had "lengt" as an adverb, making the sentence
      > "As a result of this, for a long time he was also known as Frey´s
      > chieftain".
      >
      > Well, you could be right, but because of the construction "var lengt", I
      > took this to be not the adv. but a form of the verb "lengja" = to lengthen

      You are correct, Laurel, as per my earlier letter.

      Kveðja,
      Haukur
    • Alan Lewis
      ... I am one joyful fellow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Alan a beginner
      Message 2 of 5 , Sep 30, 2003
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        --- In norse_course@yahoogroups.com, "Sarah Bowen" <bowensli@f...>
        wrote:
        > Hey Laurel,
        >
        > You know what they say, "ignorance is bliss"!!!

        I am one joyful fellow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

        Alan
        a beginner
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