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Ill Har 2II/1 — ulfa ‘of wolves’

Enn helt ulfa brynnir
— eiskaldi gramr beisku
mildr réð orms of eldi —
austrfǫr þaðan gǫrva.

Enn helt brynnir ulfa gǫrva austrfǫr þaðan; mildr gramr réð beisku eiskaldi orms of eldi.

Again the thirst-quencher of wolves [WARRIOR] embarked on a well-prepared expedition eastward; the generous ruler moved the bitter heart of the snake across the fire.

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