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Anon Mv III 27VII l. 3

fyrir — in charge of


fyrir (prep.): for, before, because of



[3] setti þig fyrir mikinn mátt ‘placed you in charge of great power’: (so Wrightson). For this meaning of setti fyrir see Fritzner: setja fyrir 2. Skj B translates the cl. as gjorde [dig] … ved sin store kraft [til sin moder] ‘made [you] … by his great power his mother’.



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