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Gísl Magnkv 5II/5 — knátti ‘one could’

Hyrr sveimaði;        hallir þurru;
gekk hár logi        of herǫð þeira.
Séa knátti þar,        es salir fellu,
landrôð konungs,        of liði Þóris.

Hyrr sveimaði; hallir þurru; hár logi gekk of herǫð þeira. Þar knátti séa landrôð konungs, es salir fellu of liði Þóris.

Fire surged; halls collapsed; the high flame swept across their herǫð. There one could see the king’s government as dwellings fell around Þórir’s troop.


[5] knátti: mátti F



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