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Ólhv, TGT §12.3

Óláfr hvítaskáld Þórðarson, The Third Grammatical Treatise 172 — ed. Tarrin Wills

Not published: do not cite (Ólhv, TGT §12.3)

Óláfr hvítaskáld ÞórðarsonThe Third Grammatical Treatise

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Þat er ok merkjanda at ófróðir menn ætla jafnan barbarismum vera þat, sem sólœcismus er at réttu, sem þá er nǫkkur maðr segir frá karlmanni eða konu ok kallar þar hann, er hon skal vera, eða heilsar þar einum, er fleiri eru, eða fleirum, þar er einn er, eða annat slíkt, þvíat hverr sem kallar hann, þar sem hon skal vera, þá gerir hann lǫst í báðum þessum nǫfnun; slíkt hit sama, hverr sem heilsar þar mǫrgum, er einn er, gerir sólœcisumum milli margfalligrar tǫlu ok einsligrar.


Text is based on reconstruction from the base text and variant apparatus and may contain alternative spellings and other normalisations not visible in the manuscript text. Transcriptions may not have been checked and should not be cited.


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