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Runic Dictionary

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HSt Rst 31I l. 1

dáða — deeds

lemma:

dáð (noun f.; °; -ir): feat, deed

readings:

notes:

[1-2] vann bjartar jartegnir allra dáða ‘performed bright proofs of all [his] deeds’: This fifth wonder does not involve action on King Óláfr’s part, but simply the power of his presence, as angels and heavenly light surround him as signs of his holiness. The ÓT reading gat ‘gained’ in place of vann ‘performed’ is also possible, and the sense of jartegnir seems to be ‘proofs, signs’ rather than ‘miracles’ in either case.

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