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Runic Dictionary

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Anon Óldr 26I l. 5

óss — of the estuary


óss (noun m.; °-s, dat. -i; -ar): estuary, mouth



[5] óss ‘of the estuary’: Ms. ‘oss’ is taken in Skj B as oss ‘to us, our’, hence oss mun áðr þrjóta at brag ‘my powers in composing will be exhausted before ...’, and the determinant of the gold-kenning as not óss but fljóts in l. 8 (see Note below). 



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