Eigi skaltu hlæja, ef þú vilt horskr vera,
at öldruðum afa;
opt þat ellibjúgr man, sem ungr veit eigi,
ok kennir gott gum*um.
Skaltu eigi hlæja at öldruðum afa, ef þú vilt vera horskr; ellibjúgr man opt þat, sem ungr veit eigi, ok kennir gum*um gott.
You must not laugh at an elderly grandfather, if you want to be wise; often one bowed down with age remembers what a young person does not know, and teaches men well.
: The l. is unmetrical, having two alliterating staves in all mss.
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