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Runic Dictionary

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Þorm Lv 22I l. 5



ráða (verb): advise, rule, interpret, decide


[5] Réðu: so all others, réðusk Hb


[5, 6] réðu at standa ‘stood’: Réðu (inf. ráða) is here, as frequently, merely an auxiliary (see LP: ráða 12). Skj B and Skald also prefer this, the reading of all the other mss, to that of Hb, réðusk at standa ‘took their positions, resolved to stand’, which looks like a scribal improvement.



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