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Laxdaela Saga Selected Sentences for July 22, 2013

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  • rob13567
    Frankly, even though I judge these to be the easiest sentences from the next part of Laxdaela, they have a number of challenges. Feel free before you actually
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 16, 2013
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      Frankly, even though I judge these to be the easiest sentences from the next part of Laxdaela, they have a number of challenges. Feel free before you actually post your translation on July 22 to mention anything in the forum that stumps you.

      Var þar fjölmenni mikið og hið skörulegsta lið, ríða nú leið sína og koma í Tungu. (Among other things, this sentence uses the superlative form of an adjective.)

      Eru þar allgóðar viðtökur.

      Snorri gaf Þorkatli gjafar sæmilegar og þeim Guðrúnu báðum, slíkt sama öðrum sínum vinum og frændum.

      Um sumarið eftir kom skip af hafi í Hvítá.

      Það skip átti hálft Þorleikur Bollason en hálft áttu norrænir menn.

      Og er Bolli spyr útkomu bróður síns ríður hann þegar suður til Borgarfjarðar og til skips. (Note that "er" can be something other than the verb "to be.")
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