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Anon Hsv 71VII/6 — vilja ‘want’

Sjálfan sik        skal eigi seggja hverr
        lasta mjök né lofa;
þat gera þeir,        er göfgir þykkjaz
        ok vilja heims skraut hafa.

Hverr seggja skal eigi lasta né lofa mjök sjálfan sik; þeir, er göfgir þykkjaz ok vilja hafa heims skraut, gera þat.

Every man must neither blame nor praise himself a lot; those who seem noble and want to have the finery of the world do that.

readings

[6] vilja: vilja þó 624

grammar

Irregular verbs: vilja (to wish)

indic.subj.
pres.pastpres.past
sing.


pl.
1
2
3
1
2
3
vil
vill, vilt
vill
viljum
vilið
vilja
vilda
vildir
vildi
vildum
vilduð
vildu
vilja
vilir
vili
vilim
vilið
vili
vilda
vildir
vildi
vildim
vildið
vildi
pres. part.
past part.
viljandi
viljat
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