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Hfr ErfÓl 3I/7 — þjóðar ‘of the people’

Geta skal máls, þess’s mæla
menn at vápna sennu
dolga fangs við drengi
dáðǫflgan bǫr kvôðu:
baðat hertryggðar hyggja
hnekkir sína rekka
— þess lifa þjóðar sessa
þróttarorð — á flótta.

Geta skal máls, þess’s menn kvôðu dáðǫflgan bǫr fangs dolga mæla við drengi at sennu vápna: hnekkir hertryggðar baðat rekka sína hyggja á flótta; þróttarorð þess sessa þjóðar lifa.

One must mention the speech which men reported the deed-mighty tree of the tunic of strife [MAIL-SHIRT > WARRIOR] addressed to the warriors at the flyting of weapons [BATTLE]: the confounder of the army’s security [WARRIOR] did not ask his men to think of flight; the forceful words of this bench-mate of the people [RULER] live on.

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[7] þjóðar: þjóðir Flat

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