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Mark Eirdr 16II/2 — stengr ‘the standard-poles’

Styrjǫld óx of stilli ǫrvan;
stengr bôru framm vísa drengir;
mildingr gekk at miklum hjaldri
malmi skrýddr ok faldinn hjalmi.

Styrjǫld óx of ǫrvan stilli; drengir vísa bôru framm stengr; mildingr gekk skrýddr malmi ok faldinn hjalmi at miklum hjaldri.

Battle increased around the generous ruler; the leader’s warriors carried the standard-poles forward; the generous one advanced, dressed in metal and clad in a helmet, to the great tumult.

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[2] stengr bôru framm vísa drengir: ‘[…]’ 20b I

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