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Hskv Hardr 4II/2 — fýstr ‘inflamed’

Máttit ǫld, þás ótta
ógnfýstr konungr lýsti,
— hljóp fyr hilmis vôpnum
herflótti — bý verja.

Ǫld máttit verja bý, þás ógnfýstr konungr lýsti ótta; herflótti hljóp fyr vôpnum hilmis.

People could not defend the town when the battle-inflamed king [= Magnús] showed fear; the fleeing army ran before the ruler’s weapons.

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[2] ‑fýstr: so FskAˣ, ‑fyrstr FskBˣ

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