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Note to Ólhv Hryn 5II

[2] tvenna ‘two’: The OIcel. form tvenna (so F, 42ˣ, 81a, Flat) is required for full internal rhyme in l. 2 (menn : tvenna). The form tvinna (so E) is older and specific to ONorw. (see ANG §445 Anm. 4).


  1. Bibliography
  2. ANG = Noreen, Adolf. 1923. Altnordische Grammatik I: Altisländische und altnorwegische Grammatik (Laut- und Flexionslehre) unter Berücksichtigung des Urnordischen. 4th edn. Halle: Niemeyer. 1st edn. 1884. 5th unrev. edn. 1970. Tübingen: Niemeyer.


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