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Note to stanza
 hringr (m.) ‘ring’: Perhaps ‘one with a curled or spiral stem’ (Falk 1912, 38; SnE 1998, II, 319). Cf. Hringaskúta lit. ‘rings’ ship’ in Sturlunga saga (Stu 1946, II, 27) and the mythical name Hringhorni(r) in st. 2/6 above (see Note there). The nautical term is known only from the þulur, where hringr is also a heiti for ‘sword’ (Þul Sverða 7/7) and ‘serpent’ (Þul Orma 2/7).
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