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Runic Dictionary

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Sigv ErfÓl 7I l. 1

frák — I heard that

lemma:

1. fregna (verb): hear of

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notes:

[1] frák ‘I heard’: The skaldic convention of presenting material as hearsay has a precise meaning here. According to Snorri Sturluson (ÍF 27, 358) Sigvatr was criticised for not having been present at the battle. See also sts 15/7-8 and 27 below, Sigv Lv 23, Þorm Lv 20 and their Contexts.

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