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Þorf Lv 2I/7 — fellum ‘let us fell’

Røkkr at regni miklu
randar garðs ins harða;
vill við vísa snjallan
Verdœla lið berjask.
Verjum allvald ǫrvan;
ǫlum teitan mô sveita;
fellum Þrœndr í Þundar
— þess eggjumk vér — hreggi.

Røkkr at miklu regni ins harða garðs randar; lið Verdœla vill berjask við snjallan vísa. Verjum ǫrvan allvald; ǫlum teitan mô sveita; fellum Þrœndr í hreggi Þundar; vér eggjumk þess.

It grows dim approaching the great downpour of the tough enclosure of the shield-rim [SHIELD > BATTLE]; the force of the Verdœlir wants to fight against the valiant prince [Óláfr]. Let us defend the generous mighty ruler; let us feed the cheerful gull of gore [RAVEN/EAGLE]; let us fell the Þrœndr in the storm of Þundr <= Óðinn> [BATTLE]; we are urging this.


[7] fellum: fellim 321ˣ



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