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Hálfa aðra stund hefir sú samstafa, er vera má hvárt er vill lǫng eða skǫmm, sem fyrri samstafa í þessum orðum: hvatra, spakra.
(That syllable has a length of one and a half, which may be either long or short as desired, like the first syllable in these words: ‘hvatra’ (quick), ‘spakra’ (quiet, wise). )
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