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Sér þúþennamæki, mær,
er ekhefi í hendihér?
Fyr þessum eggjum
hnígr sá inn aldni jötunn;
verðr þinn feigr faðir. (eddic or germanic)
(‘Do you see this sword, girl, slender, inlaid,
which I have here in my hand?
Before these edges the old giant will fall,
your father will be doomed. )
editions: Skj Not in Skj;