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Runic Dictionary

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Anon Óldr 26I l. 4

mest* — the greatest

lemma:

meiri (adj. comp.; °meiran; superl. mestr): more, most

readings:

[4] mest*: mestr Bb

notes:

[4] mest* ‘greatest’: There is no m. nom. sg. noun in the helmingr for ms. mestr ‘most’ (adj.) to qualify, so it must be emended, here to n. nom. sg. (modifying hóf ‘restraint’); mest could alternatively be taken as an adv.

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