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Samstǫfur hafa hæð í hljóðsgrein, en breidd í anda, lengd í tíma, þvíat hver samstafa er annat hvárt hvǫss eða þung eða umbeygilig.
(Syllables have height in their accent and breadth in their aspiration, length in their quantity because each syllable is either acute or grave or circumflex.)
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