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Anon Nkt 18II/8 — af ‘off’

Urðut * góð
í Gaulardal
Eireks fǫður,
þás Karkr þræll
knífi meitti
af Hôkoni.

Ævilok fǫður Eireks urðut * góð í Gaulardal, þás Karkr þræll meitti hattarstall af Hôkoni knífi.

The death of Eiríkr’s father [= Hákon] did not turn out well in Gauldalen, when Karkr the slave sliced the hat-support [HEAD] off Hákon with a knife.



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