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Runic Dictionary

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Eskál Vell 7I l. 7

segli — the sail

lemma:

segl (noun n.; °-s; -): sail

readings:

[7] segli: so 61, seglum Kˣ, 39, F, J1ˣ, J2ˣ, 325IX 1 a, Bb, R, Tˣ, W, U, A

notes:

[7] segli ‘the sail’: Although dat. sg. segli only appears in ms. 61 in place of dat. pl. seglum attested elsewhere, the sg. is chosen here, following most eds except CPB II, 44 and Vell 1865, 13, since it has to be assumed that a warrior carries only one shield.

kennings:

grammar:

case: dat.

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