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Hver samstafa er annat hvárt lǫng eða skǫmm, ok er skǫmm samstafa skjótt fram flutt ok hefir eina stund sem fyrri samstafa í þessu nafni: ari.
(Each syllable is either long or short, and a short syllable is pronounced quickly and has one measure of time like the first syllable in this word: ‘ari’ (eagle).)
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