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Kali Lv 1II/3 — vestr ‘In the west’

Hvé launa þér þínir
þingmæltir dýrlingar
vestr bifask rengr í rǫstum —
— reyn oss jǫfurr! — hnossir?

Hvé launa þingmæltir dýrlingar þínir þér hnossir? Vestr bifask rengr í rǫstum; reyn oss, jǫfurr!

How do your assembly-eloquent darlings repay you for your treasures? In the west, ship-frames tremble in the currents; test us, prince!


[3] vestr: austr Bb



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