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Note to ÞjóðA Magn 11II

[7] ernir ‘brisk’: All mss except 39 read ‘ernir’, pointing to the m. nom. pl. of ern ‘brisk, vigorous’ or possibly of errinn ‘brisk, valiant’ (though as ÍF 28 notes this strictly would give errnir), rather than of œrinn ‘plentiful’ as assumed by some eds.


  1. Bibliography
  2. ÍF 26-8 = Heimskringla. Ed. Bjarni Aðalbjarnarson. 1941-51.


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