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Runic Dictionary

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Eskál Vell 14I l. 2

sǫnn — lawful


2. sannr (adj.; °-an; compar. -ari, superl. -astr): true


[2] sǫnn: ‘sunn’ 39


[1, 2] lét ... sǫnn mǫnnum ‘made ... lawful for men’: Sannr means ‘true, correct, rightful’ (cf. Fritzner: sannr 3, though the examples are of abstract situations). Sǫnn here denotes the opposite of ‘forbidden’ (cf. Olsen 1962a, 38-9).



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