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ÞjóðA Lv 1II/3 — bôrut ‘did not carry’

Leiða langar dauða
limar illa mik stillis;
bôrut menn inn mæra
Magnús í grǫf fúsir.

Langar limar dauða stillis leiða mik illa; menn bôrut inn mæra Magnús fúsir í grǫf.

The long branches of the death of the ruler affect me grievously; men did not carry the glorious Magnús gladly [lit. glad] into the grave.

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[3] bôrut: so W, bruð A

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