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Arn Þorfdr 14II/2 — sótti ‘he attacked’

Ýmisst vann sá * unnar,
— írsk fell drótt — þás sótti,
Baldr, eða brezkar aldir
— brann eldr — Skotaveldi.

Sá* Baldr unnar vann ýmisst, þás sótti brezkar aldir eða Skotaveldi; írsk drótt fell; eldr brann.

That Baldr <god> of the sword [WARRIOR = Þorfinnr] won diverse [triumphs], as he attacked the British people and the realm of the Scots; the Irish troop fell; fire blazed.

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[2] þás sótti (‘þa er soti’): ‘alsötte’ 21 6 7 IIˣ

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