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Runic Dictionary

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Eskál Vell 14I l. 3

herjum — among the peoples


herr (noun m.; °-s/-jar, dat. -; -jar, gen. -ja/herra): army, host


[3] herjum: ‘herion’ 39, F, hverjum 53, 54, Bb


[3] kunn herjum ‘famous among the peoples’: The main ms. has herjum kunnr, an epithet praising Hákon jarl. The correct reading remains uncertain, and eds have been divided in their preferences.



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