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Runic Dictionary

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HSt Rst 28I l. 3

hendi — grasped

lemma:

hǫnd (noun f.; °handar, dat. hendi; hendr (hendir StatPáll³ 752¹²)): hand

readings:

[3] ræsir hendi: hilmir renndi all others

notes:

[3] ræsir hendi ‘ruler grasped’: This reading is also preferred in Skj B and Skald. The image evoked in the ÓT reading, hilmir renndi ‘the ruler ran’, makes the king’s feat even more impressive.

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