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[2-3] reiði-Týs sára ‘of the bearing-Týr <god> of wounds [= Þórr]’: That is, the god who bears wounds, in this case Þórr, who bears the wound caused by Hrungnir’s whetstone. Here, the edn has followed Marold’s (1983, 174) suggestion that reiði- means ‘carrying, bearing’ (cf. KormǪ Lv 62/1-2, 3V (Korm 83) reiði-Rindr sólar sunds ‘the bearing Rindr <giantess> of the sun of the strait [GOLD > WOMAN]’) rather than the sense ascribed to it by most other eds, ‘causing, producing [wounds]’ (cf. LP: reiði-Týr), on the ground that such a sense would be inappropriate in this context.
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