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Enn u er því fremst skipat, at þat er fremst ok næst sjálfu efni raddarinnar er vér hyggjum at loptit megi kalla, ok hafa því hvárirtveggju meistarar vel ok náttúrliga skipat stǫfunum í sínu máli.
(But u is placed in front because it is the most forward and the closest to the substance of voice itself, which we think may be called air; and thus both (Latin and Norse) scholars have ordered the letters in their language well and in a natural way. )
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