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Note to stanza
 ørverðr ‘unworthy’: Ms. R has ‘ǫr vþr’, with a blotched abbreviation above the <v> which looks like the abbreviation for er. It is not clear whether this is an addition or alteration by R*, and, if so, what the original reading of R would have been. Later a line was drawn between <r> and <v> (R*) indicating that this ought to be read as one word. Ørverðr is formed from the adj. verðr ‘worthy’ plus the prefix ør- with a privative meaning. The cpd also occurs in Egill Arkv 13/5V (Eg 109) coupled with the same gen. as here (hróðrs ‘of praise’).
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