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Sigv ErfÓl 10I l. 1

Vítt — Far and wide


víðr (adj.): far


[1] Vítt: ‘vętt’ 73aˣ, víð Tóm


[1] vítt ‘far and wide’: I.e. the field was crowded with warriors. Finnur Jónsson (Hkr 1893-1901, IV) interprets this as referring to the broad valley of Værdal in which Stiklestad lies, as seen by those coming across the mountains, and makes a link to the prose of ÓHHkr chs 202-3 (ÍF 27, 351-3).



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