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Umbeygilig hljóðsgrein er sú, er hefz af lítillátu hljóði ok þenz upp sem hvǫss hljóðsgrein, en fellr niðr at lyktum sem þung svá, sem þetta nafn: hraustr.
(A circumflex accent is that which starts from a low sound and is stretched up like an acute accent, but falls down at the end like a grave accent, like this word: ‘hraustr’ (strong, brave).)
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