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Runic Dictionary

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Hundk Lv 5VIII (HjǪ 36) l. 8

aptr

lemma:

aptr (adv.; °compar. -ar): back

readings:

notes:

[8] en set þik aptr af því ‘but restrain yourself from that’: I.e. from deciding everything in Hundingi’s hall, doubtless intended ironically, since, at his host’s direction, Hjálmþér is about to undertake a difficult and dangerous task in return for winter quarters.

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