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Sturl Hákkv 19II/3 — byrr ‘the fair breeze’

Þar baugsegl
í brimis vindi
branda byrr
blása knátti,
en hrælögr
af hjarar borðum
glymjandi fell.

Þar knátti byrr branda blása baugsegl í vindi brimis, en geigurligr hrælögr fell glymjandi af borðum hjarar.

There the fair breeze of swords [BATTLE] blew at shield-boss sails [SHIELDS] in the wind of the sword [BATTLE], and the frightful corpse-sea [BLOOD] fell foaming from the planks of the sword [SHIELDS].


[3] byrr: bur 81a



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