Annari kafli. Trollabǫrn

Second Lesson. Trollish children

Trollabǫrn
Ek heiti Hrafn Dumbsson.HrafnMy name is Hrafn Dumbsson.
Ek em ellztr.I am the oldest.
Ek em ellifu vetra.I am eleven years old.
Mér líka úlfar.I like the wolves.
Ek á kníf.I have a knife.
Systir mín er fífl.My sister is fool.

Ek heiti Kráka Dumbsdóttir.KrákaMy name is Kraka Dumbsdottir.
Ek em trollstúlka.I am a troll-girl.
Ok feðgin mín eru troll.And my parents are trolls.
Ek em ellri en Hrafn.I am older than Hrafn.
Hrafn er heimskari mér.Hrafn is more stupid than me.
Mér þykkir gaman at ganga um nœtr.I like to walk by night.

Ek heiti Ketlingr.KetlingrMy name is Ketling.
Ek em fimm vetra.I am five years old.
Ek em yngstr.I am the youngest.
Vér búum í helli.We live in a cave.
Hrafn er bróðir minn.Hrafn is my brother.
Ek drekk mjólk með blóði.I drink a milk with blood.

© Tim Stridmann, idea, translations

© Anna Erm, artwork

Thanks to Peter Tunstall (aka Llama Nom) and Eysteinn Björnsson

© Tim Stridmann