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Þjóð Lv 1I/2 — leiki ‘the sport’

Hǫfðum vér í hǫfði
hǫgg at eggja leiki
með vellbrota vitrum;
vǫruma þá til margir.

Vér hǫfðum hǫgg í hǫfði at leiki eggja með vitrum vellbrota; þá vǫruma til margir.

We had blows on the head at the sport of edges [BATTLE] with the wise gold-breaker [GENEROUS MAN]; then we were not too many.

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