- Thanks for your help, Alan!
Hrútur heimtir jafnan fé að Höskuldi
Hrútr claims equal (an equal share of the) property against Höskuldr
En Höskuldur flutti (flytja) það að Þorgerður var eigi að hans ráði
(the) right to speak (ie plead his case). But Höskuldr pleaded (see flytja,
Z2) that, that Þorgerðr was not with his consent (see ráð, Z5)
gift Herjólfi (dative) en lést (látast) vera lögráðandi móður sinnar og
skilja við það.
married to Herjólfr but (and) declares-of-himself (that he) is (the)
legal-guardian of his mother and (they) part with that.
kvað þá því verrum förum (far, neut noun) fara skyldu
declared them (ie that they, ie Höskuldr's men) in that (affair) should
travel in a worse passage (ie
end up worse off)
þeir áttu þar eigi við sinn maka sem Hrútur var
that, that they had not to do with (fought with see eiga við e-n, Z10)
their match (ie they were not dealing with their equal) such as Hrútr was,
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