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Þhorn Harkv 14I/6 — es ‘who’

‘Hafnaði Holmrygjum         ok Hǫrða meyjum,
hverri inni heinversku         ok Hǫlga ættar
konungr inn kynstóri,         es tók konu ina dǫnsku.’

‘Inn kynstóri konungr, es tók ina dǫnsku konu, hafnaði Holmrygjum ok meyjum Hǫrða, hverri inni heinversku ok ættar Hǫlga.’

‘The high-born king [Haraldr] who took the Danish wife rejected the Hólmrygir and the maidens of the Hǫrðar, every single one from Hedmark and of the family of Hǫlgi.’

readings

[6] es: om. Bb, 325IX 1 bˣ, Flat(6ra)

notes

[6] es ‘who’: This word may instead be temporal ‘when’ (so Sueti 1884, 27; Kershaw 1922, 79).

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