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Lexicon Poeticum

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ÞjóðA Sex 22II/5 — lýðir ‘The people’

Gagn brann greypra þegna;
glóð varð fǫst í tróði;
laust hertoga hristir
Heina illum steini.
Lífs bôðu sér lýðir;
logi þingaði Hringum
nauðgan dóm, áðr næmisk
niðrfall Hôolfs galla.

Gagn greypra þegna brann; glóð varð fǫst í tróði; hristir hertoga laust Heina illum steini. Lýðir bôðu sér lífs; logi þingaði Hringum nauðgan dóm, áðr niðrfall galla Hôolfs næmisk.

The assets of bold retainers burned up; embers were lodged in the thatch; the shaker of war-leaders [RULER] struck the Heinir with a dire stone. The people begged for their lives; fire pronounced on the Hringar an enforced verdict, before the cessation of the destruction of Hálfr <legendary king> [FIRE] took place.

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[5] lýðir: ‘lyðar’ E, FskBˣ, liðar FskAˣ

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