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Runic Dictionary

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HSt Rst 12I l. 1

sáði — sowed

lemma:

2. sá (verb): sow

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notes:

[1] sáði ‘sowed’: An allusion to the story of the legendary king Hrólfr kraki escaping from the Swedish King Aðils by tossing gold in front of his Swedish pursuers (cf. SnE 1998, I, 58-9 and Note to Þjóð Yt 16/2), an act often likened to sowing seed.

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