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Gamlkan Has 28VII/3 — frægjum ‘the famous’

Hilmir, reist, ins hæsta
hríðtjalds, ór grǫf síðan,
flýtileygs, á frægjum,
friðsamr, degi þriðja,
ok rá*ðvísa, ræsir
regnhallar, vannt fegna,
áðr þás yðvarr dauði,
aldyggr, fira hryggði.

Friðsamr hilmir flýtileygs ins hæsta hríðtjalds, reist síðan ór grǫf á frægjum þriðja degi, ok, aldyggr ræsir regnhallar, vannt fegna rá*ðvísa fira, þás yðvarr dauði hryggði áðr.

Peaceful prince of the swift fire of the highest storm-tent [SKY/HEAVEN > SUN > = God (= Christ)], you rose then from the grave on the famous third day, and, altogether honourable king of the rain-hall [SKY/HEAVEN > = God (= Christ)], you made glad the counsel-wise people whom your death had saddened previously.

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