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Sigv Knútdr 6I/1 — Gôtut ‘could not get’

Gôtut dróttnar
Danmǫrk spanit
und sik sǫkum
snarir herfarar.
Þá lét skarpla
Skáney Dana
hlǫðr herjaða.
Hǫfuðfremstr jǫfurr.

Snarir dróttnar gôtut spanit Danmǫrk und sik sǫkum herfarar. Þá lét hlǫðr Dana Skáney herjaða skarpla. … Hǫfuðfremstr jǫfurr.

The bold lords could not get Denmark lured under them because of warfare. Then the feller of the Danes [NORWEGIAN KING = Óláfr] had Skåne ravaged fiercely. …The most eminent prince.

readings

[1] Gôtut: ‘Gatur’ Tóm, môttut FskBˣ, DG8

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