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Note to stanza
 ǫglir (m.): The heiti is a poetic term for ‘falcon’ or ‘hawk’ (cf. the preceding word), but the derivation and meaning of the word are unclear. According to Falk (1925a, 245), ǫglir is possibly derived from *aguljan ‘have an aversion to’ (cf. New Norw. igla, ModSwed. dialects ögläs ‘have an aversion to’), and may denote a sick bird of prey that loathes food. Alternatively, ǫglir has been explained as a loanword (cf. French aigle < Lat. aquila ‘eagle’, cf. ME egle, ModEngl. eagle; so Suolahti 1909, 345), while ÍO: öglir, øglir, ǫglir suggests that this heiti might be connected with ModIcel. aga ‘flow, run’.
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