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Runic Dictionary

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ESk Run 10II l. 4

mildings — with the munificent one

lemma:

mildingr (noun m.; °-s): ruler, generous one

readings:

[4] við mildings fund: ‘[...]’ B, ‘uid mildings funnd’ 744ˣ

notes:

[4] við fund mildings ‘at the meeting with the munificent one’: According to Hkr (ÍF 28, 331), Eysteinn was sínkr ok fégjarn ‘stingy and greedy’, but the encomium must have appealed to the generous side of his personality.

kennings:

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