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Gísl Magnkv 14II/6 — of ‘above’

Hǫfðu seggir        — þá vas sókn lokit —
heimfǫr þegit        at hǫfuðsmanni.
Landsmenn litu        of liði gǫfgu
segl sædrifin        sett við húna.

Seggir hǫfðu þegit heimfǫr at hǫfuðsmanni; þá vas sókn lokit. Landsmenn litu sædrifin segl, sett við húna, of gǫfgu liði.

The men had obtained leave from the leader to return home; then the battle had ended. The countrymen saw foam-sprayed sails, secured to the mast-tops, above the splendid troop.

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[6] of: yfir H, Hr

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