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Af óhrœriligum hlutum verðr hljóð sem steinum eða málmi eða strengjum, ok verðr þó þess kyns hljóð jafnan af hrœring nokkurs líkama lífligs eða ólífligs.
(Sound arises from immovable things such as from stones or metal or strings, although this kind of sound can arise equally from the movement of a living body or a non-living body. )
editions: Skj Not in Skj; SnE 1818, 297-8, SnE 1848, 173, SnE 1848-87, II, 398, TGT 1884, 34, TGT 1927, 20-1, TGT 1998, 42, TGT 2001, 76.