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3.3. The troll-child in the horn ("Hempi horni")

Wed Apr 13, 2011 4:16 pm


A troll-wifesat milking her cow in a stall when she heard the following warning cry:

Hə'mpi hōrni hɔi minni kŏm karəl mi mŏg

Whereupon she cried:

O døl and hwæn! dat is my bairn at is fa'en i' de fire and is brunt her

A man found a horn, took it home and hung it on the wall. Then a voice was heard outside saying:

Himpi hōrni häi or humpi hōrni hɔu

whereupon the troll-child in the horn cried:

My midder kaller o' me [käļ˙˙ərəmi˙, käļ˙˙ərəmī˙] or Dat is my midder kallin [käļin] on me

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