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Anon Hsv 76VII/3 — málgan ‘a taciturn person’

Mál hvert, eigi        er skyldu margir vita,
        ber þú fyrir ómálgan upp;
hygginn maðr,        ef vill heilsu taka,
        lætr eptir góðum læknum gera.

Ber þú upp fyrir ómálgan mál hvert, er eigi margir skyldu vita; hygginn maðr lætr gera eptir góðum læknum, ef vill taka heilsu.

Tell to a taciturn person every matter that not many should know; the intelligent man sends for good doctors if he wants to gain health.


[3] ómálgan: ómálgum 624



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