Well done again! Only a couple of bits where
things came unstuck...
spyrr um morguninn hvat þeir viti til dýrsins, hvárt þat hafi nơkkut þangat
vitjat um nóttina.
In the morning the king asks what they know of the beast, and
whether anyone had visited it in the night.
I can´t get the font out of bold, bear with me...
your pronouns have got muddled up here, it should read
whether it had visited anywhere there in the night
var sagt at fé allt væri heilt í grindum ok ósakat.
He was told that the beast was completely unharmed and whole in
it might be better to translate "heilt" as 'safe'. And "fé" is
bað menn forvitnask hvárt engi sæi líkindi til at þat hefði heim komit.
The king told some men to find out whether no one saw any signs
that it had come home.
"engi" would be better translated as 'anyone' and ´come home´ could be
bað hirðmenn vera hrausta ok duga nú hvern eptir því sem hann hefði hug til, ok
ráða af óvætt þenna;
The king told the courtiers to be bold and (sorry Sarah, I dont
get this bit), and get rid of this evil creature;
look at Jed´s version, but basically it´s
bold and stout-hearted now, each as he had a mind to...
done! Last instalment coming up, probably tomorrow
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Sent: Monday, June 23, 2003 1:20 PM
Subject: [norse_course] TRANSLATION
well, here's my attempt at the latest
It's really great stuff.
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