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Runic Dictionary

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Sigv Erlfl 10I l. 2

manna — chieftains

lemma:

maðr (noun m.): man, person

readings:

[2] manna: drengja Bb(130va)

notes:

[2] lendra manna (gen. pl.) ‘among district chieftains’: Lit. ‘landed men’. In Skm (SnE 1998, I, 80), the term lendir menn is equated with hersar and explained as men appointed by the king to serve as judicial administrators over one or more districts; see also Note to Þham Magndr 1/6-7II

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