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Note to stanza
[1, 4] gengu … á bý haukjóðs þengils ‘placed themselves ... in the homestead of the hawk-offspring [HAWK > HAND] of the ruler’: The expression plays on the phrase ganga á hǫnd e-s/e-m ‘to submit to sby’. Hǫnd ‘hand’ is here expressed by a kenning; cf. a similar device in Anon Óldr 10/1-4, also referring to submission to Óláfr Tryggvason.
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