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Kálf Kátr 1VII/1 — dýrr ‘Glorious’

Drottinn, gief þú, dýrr, að eg mætta
dæmistóls, í hróðri sæma
alhreinasta ambátt þína,
Jésús Kristr, af mærðar húsi.
Þar næst beiði * milda móður
mána þeingils frægs og eingla
eg nú hljóðs, að oss skuli mýkja
arfa Halls, svá stirðni valla.

Dýrr drottinn dæmistóls, Jésús Kristr, gief þú, að eg mætta sæma alhreinasta ambátt þína í hróðri af húsi mærðar. Þar næst beiði * eg nú milda móður frægs þeingils mána og eingla hljóðs, að skuli mýkja oss, arfa Halls, svá stirðni valla.

Glorious Lord of the judgement seat [= God (= Christ)], Jesus Christ, grant that I might honour your very purest handmaid in praise from the house of encomium [MOUTH]. After that I now ask the gentle mother of the famous king of the moon [= God (= Christ) > = Mary] and the angels for a hearing, that they will make it easier for us [me], the heir of Hallur, so that it hardly becomes difficult.

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