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Þjóð Yt 1I/7 — vágr ‘wave’

Varð framgengt,
þars Fróði bjó,
feigðarorð,
es at Fjǫlni kom.
Ok sikling
svigðis geira
vágr vindlauss
of viða skyldi.

Feigðarorð, es kom at Fjǫlni, varð framgengt, þars Fróði bjó. Ok vindlauss vágr geira svigðis skyldi of viða sikling.

The word of doom that fell upon Fjǫlnir was fulfilled where Fróði lived. And the windless wave of the spears of the bull [HORNS > BEER] was to destroy the prince.

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[7] vágr: vargr F

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