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[1] 14. ÀJDER BURCH MOT HIRI SELVA BIDRUPPA ÀND GENÉRA FON HIRA ÀJN ROND.DÉL ÀND FON THÀT DÉL THAT HJU FON THÀT MÀRK.JELD BÜRTH. 14. Every burg must be self-sufficient and nourished by the surrounding farmland within its own walls and by the share it earns from the market.
15. [5] IS THÉR ÀMMAN KÉREN VMBE VPPA BURGUM TO THJANJANDE ÀND NIL.ER NAVT THÀN NE MÉI.R NA NÉN BURCH.HÉR WERTHA ÀND DUS NÉN STEM NAVT NI HÀVA. IS.ER AL BURCH.HÉR SA SKIL HI THJU ÉR VRLJASA. 15. If someone is chosen to serve at a burg and he does not want to, he can never become burg lord, and thus will have no right to vote. If he is already burg lord, he shall lose the honor.
[10] 16. SÁHWERSA ÀMMAN RÉD GÉRT FON THÉRE MODER THA FON ÉNE BURCH­FÁM. SA MOT HI HIM SELVA MELDE BY THA SKRIWER. THESSE BRÀNGTH.­IM BY THA BURCH.MÀSTER. FORTH MOT.I NÉI THA LÉTSA. [15] THÀT IS THENE HÉLENER. THÉR MOT SJA JEF ER ÁK BISÉTEN IS FON KVADA TOCHTUM. IS.ER GOD SÉID THA VNDVATH HI HIM SELVA FON SINUM WÉPNA. ÀND SJVGUN WÉRAR BRÀNG.GATH HIM BY THÉRE MODER. 16. If someone wants counsel from the mother or from a burg maiden, he must register himself with the scribe, who will bring him to the burg master. He must also go to the ‘leatsa’ — that is the healer — who must determine if he is possessed by evil passions. If he is approved, he must lay aside his arms and seven defenders will bring him to the mother.
[20] 17. IS THJU SÉK VR ÉNE STÁTE SA NE MÜGON THÉR NAVT MINER THÀN THRÉ BODON KVMA. IS.T VR.T ÉLLA FRYA.S LÁND THÀN MOTON THÉR JETA THRJA SJVGUN TJUGA BY WÉSA. THÉRUMBE THÀT.ER NÉN KVA FORMVDA [25] NAVT RISA NE MÉI NOR SKALKHÉD DÉN NE WRDE. 17. If the affair concerns only one district, at least three envoys must come. If it regards the whole of Fryasland, he must have twenty-one additional witnesses. This is so in order that no suspicion may rise, nor tricks be played.
18. BY ALLE SÉKUM MOT THA MODER WALDA ÀND NJVDA THÀT HJRA BÀRN. THÀT IS FRYAS FOLK. SÁ [30] MÉT.RIK BILÍWA AS THÀT WÉSA MÉI. THÀT IS THI GRÁTESTA HJRAR PLICHTA. ÀND VS ALRA. VMBER THÉR AN TO HÉLPANDE. 18. With all affairs, the folk mother must control and ensure that her children — that is Frya’s folk — remain as equally wealthy as possible. This is her most important duty, and it is the duty of all of us to help her in performing it.

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