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Runic Dictionary

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ǪrvOdd Ævdr 66VIII (Ǫrv 136) l. 8

snýta — noses

lemma:

2. snýta (verb)

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[7-8] ek lét þá báða snýta blóði ‘I gave both of them bloody noses’: Lit. ‘I caused them both to blow their noses with blood’. According to the prose saga (Ǫrv 1888, 154-5) Oddr forces both Sigurðr and Sjólfr down under water for so long that when they surface blood trickles from their noses.

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