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ESk Geisl 44VII l. 2

fylkis — of a king


fylkir (noun m.): leader



[2] kundr fylkis ‘descendant of a king’: It is unclear whether any specific one of Óláfr’s royal predecessors is implied in this kenning. The reference may be to either Haraldr hárfagri or Óláfr Tryggvason, both of whom he claimed as ancestors.



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