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[3. Laws and Regulations]
[3a. Burg Laws]
[1] THÀT SEND THA ÉWA THÉR TO THÉRA BURGUM HÉRA. These are the laws that belong to the burgs:
1. SAHWERSA THÉR ÁRNE ÉNE BURCH BVWET IS. SA MOT THJU FODDIK THÉRA AN THA FORMA FODDIK ET [5] TEX.LÁND VPSTÉKEN WRDA. THÁCH THÀT NE MÉI NÀMMER OWERS AS THRVCH THA MODER SKÉN. 1. When a burg is built somewhere, its flame must be kindled at the original lamp in Texland, and that can only be done by the folk mother.
2. EK MODER SKIL HJRA ÀJN FÁMNA KJASA. ALSA THÉRA THÉR VPPA THÉRA ÔTHERA BURGUM AS MODER [10] SEND. 2. Every folk mother shall choose her own maidens, and so shall the maidens who serve as mothers at the other burgs.
3. THJU MODER TO TEX.LAND MÉI HJRA FOLGSTER KJASA THACH SAHWERSA HJU FALTH ÉR HJU.T DÉN HETH SA MOT THAS KÉREN HWERTHA VPPA ÉNE MÉNA ACHT. BY RÉDUM FON ALLE STÁTA ET SÉMNE. 3. The folk mother of Texland may choose her successor, but should she die without having done so, the election shall take place at a general assembly where all states deliberate together.
[15] 4. THJU MODER TO TEX.LAND MÉI ÉN ÀND TVINTICH FÁMNA ÀND SJVGUN SPILLE MAN'GÉRTA HÀVA. TILTHJU THÉR ÀMMER SJVGUN BY THÉRE FODDIK MUGE WÁKJA DÉILIKES ÀND THES NACHTES. BY THA FAMNA [20] THÉR VPPA ORA BURGUM AS MODER THJANJA AL SA FÉLO. 4. The folk mother of Texland may have twenty-one maidens and seven spindle girls, so that there may always be seven to attend the lamp day and night. The maidens who serve as mothers at the other burgs will have just as many.
5. SAHWERSA EN FÁM ANNEN GADA WIL. SA MOT HJU.T THÉRE MODER MELDA. ÀND BISTONDA TO THA [25] MÀNNISKA KÉRA. ÉR HJU MITH HIRA TOCHTIGE ÁDAMA THÀT LJUCHT BIWLATH. 5. If a maiden wishes to marry, she must announce it to her burg mother and immediately return to the people, before she pollutes the light with her covetous breath.
6. THJU MODER ÀND ALREK BURCH.FÁM. SKIL MÀN TO FOGJANDE ÉN ÀND TVINTICH BURCH.HÉRAN [30] SJVGUN ALDA WISA. SJVGUN ALDA KÀMPAR ÀND SJVGUN ALDA SÉ.KÀMPAR. 6. To the mother (or: folk mother) and each burg maiden (or: burg mother), twenty-one burg lords shall be assigned: seven old sages, seven old warriors and seven old sea warriors.

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