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Barbarismus er kallaðr einn lastafullr hlutr máls-greinar í alþýðligri ræðu, en sá er í skáldskap kallaðr metaplasmus.
(A faulty style in vulgar speech is called barbarismus but in poetry it is called metaplasmus. )
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