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Lexicon Poeticum

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Bǫlv Hardr 3II/4 — sjalfir ‘you yourself’

Snjallr rauð í styr stillir
stôl ok gekk á mála;
háðisk hvert ár síðan
hildr, sem sjalfir vilduð.

Snjallr stillir rauð stôl í styr ok gekk á mála; hildr háðisk hvert ár síðan, sem sjalfir vilduð.

The valiant ruler reddened swords in battle and entered paid service; war was waged every year thereafter, as you yourself wanted.

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[4] sjalfir vilduð: sjalfr vildi Hr, sjalfir vildu Flat

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