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Í látínu standa tveir samhljóðendr hið flesta fyrir raddarstaf en þrír eptir. En í nórænu megu standa þrír samhljóðendr fyrir raddarstaf, en fimm eptir, sem skilja má í þeim nǫfnum, sem fyrr váru rituð.
(In Latin two consonants at most come before a vowel and three after. But in Norse three consonants can come before a vowel and five after, as can be discerned in those words that were previously written. )
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