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Anon Hsv 126VII/5 — mun ‘will’

Örlög sín        viti engi fyrir
        né um þat önn ali;
flestir þat vita,        at mun flærðvörum
        dauði ok líf duga.

Engi viti örlög sín fyrir né ali önn um þat; flestir vita þat, at dauði ok líf mun duga flærðvörum.

Let no-one know his destiny beforehand, nor show concern about it; most know that death and life will help the deceit-wary.

readings

[5] mun: mun eigi 624

grammar

Verbs: Preterite-present verbs

The present tense of these verbs is like the past tense of strong verbs, and their past tense is weak.

eigamegakunnaskulumunumuna
indic.
pres.
sing.


pl.
1st
2nd
3rd
1st
2nd
3rd
á
átt
á
eigum
eiguð
eigu

mátt

megum
meguð
megu
kann
kannt
kann
kunnum
kunnuð
kunnu
skal
skalt
skal
skulum
skuluð
skulu
mun
munt
mun
munum
munuð
munu
man
mant
man
munum
munið
muna
indic. past stem
subj. pres. stem
subj. past stem
átt-
eig-
ætt-
mátt-
meg-
mætt-
kunn-
kunn-
kynn-
skyld-
skyl-
skyld-
mund-
myn-
mynd-
mund-
mun-
mynd-
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