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Note to stanza
 skil numnask oss ‘sound information is being brought to us [me]’: The verb numnask is formed from numinn, p. p. from nema, apparently with the sense ‘hear, learn’ (Hkr 1893-1901, IV; cf. LP: numna). Eyjólfr relies on second-hand information (cf. frôgum, frák ‘we [I] have heard’ in sts 4/3, 7/1, 7/7), but he vouches for its reliability. Numnask is pl. in concord with n. pl. skil ‘sound information’. For the concept of skil in relation to poetic accounts, cf. Sigv Nesv 1/7.
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