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Hljóð þat, er heyriz af líflausum hlutum verðr annat af tveim hrœriligum skepnum, en annat af óhrœriligum, annat af samkvámu hrœriligra hluta ok óhrœriligra.
(Physical sound comes either from living things or from non-living things. The sound which is heard from non-living things comes from two [?] movable beings or else from immovable [beings] or from the coming together of movable things and immovable ones.)
editions: Skj Not in Skj; SnE 1818, 297, SnE 1848, 173, SnE 1848-87, II, 397-8, TGT 1884, 33-4, TGT 1927, 20, TGT 1998, 38, TGT 2001, 76.