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Note to stanza
 hreinlífis ‘of chastity, virginity’: In the ON Eluc, the word translates Lat. virginitas (Eluc 1989, 153); in HómNo it translates castitas (Unger 1864, 31 and 55; HómNo, 17 and 29). A prayer to Mary in HómÍsl 1993, 90v addresses her as blóme hreínlifes ‘flower (or fruit) of chastity’.
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