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ÞGísl Búdr 2I l. 3

vǫllum — the plains


vǫllr (noun m.; °vallar, dat. velli; vellir acc. vǫllu/velli): plain, field


[3] hefils vǫllum: corrected from humrafjǫllum with hefils vellum in margin 61, ‘helfs vaullum’ 54, Bb


[3] vǫllum hefils ‘the plains of the clew-line [SEA]’: Hefill m., related to hefja ‘to lift’ (AEW: hefill), refers to tackle attached to the lower edge or clew of a sail and used in furling it (Falk 1912, 67-8).



case: dat.
number: pl.

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