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Runic Dictionary

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Anon Mv I 16VII l. 1

frúinnar — the lady’s

lemma:

frú (noun f.): lady

readings:

notes:

[1] á klæði frúinnar ‘[which ran] onto the lady’s robe’: I.e. the Virgin’s robe. For this interpretation, see NN §1686. Skj B deletes the prep. á ‘onto’ and gives the following reading of ll. 1-2: Frúinnar klæði flóði í tárum ‘the lady’s robe was flooded with tears’. According to that version, spent fári ‘surrounded with danger’ is assigned to the following cl.

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