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[1] WRDEN MOSTE. MITH SON OM. THÉRBY WILDON HJA THÀT HJARA SKRIFT VNLÉSBÉR SKOL WÉSA FAR ORA FOLKUM. HWAND HJA HAVATH ALTID HÉMNESA. THUS TO DVANDE SIND HJA [5] HERDE FON.A WIS RAKATH. THÉR.­MÉTA THAT THA BÀRN THA SKRIFTUN HJARAR ALDRUM AMPER LÉSA EN MÜGA. DAHWILE WY VSA ALDER ALDESTA SKRIFTUN ÉVIN RÉD LÉSA MÜGA AS THÉRA THÉR JESTER SKRÉVEN SIND. had to be written sunwise.(1) They also wanted their writing to be illegible to other peoples, as they always have secrets. This way, they very much went astray, to the extent that children could barely read the writings of their elders, whereas we can read our most ancient scriptures just as easily as those that were written yesterday.
[10] HIR IS THÀT STANDSKRIFT. THÉR VNDER THÀT RUNSKRIFT. FORTH THA TÀL.NOMAR A BYDER WISA. These are the Standscript and under it the Runscript. Furthermore, the counting numbers in both ways.
STAND. / A / Á / À / H / Ô / O / U
RUN. / a. / á. / à. / h. / ô. / o. / u.
[see original and transliteration]
Û / Ü / E / É / I / J / Y / Í
û. / ü. / e. / é. / I. / j. / y. / í.

B / P / T / TH / D / F / V / R
b. / p. / t. / th. / d. / f. / v. / r.

N / NG / M / L / G / K / S / C
n. / ng. / m. / l. / g. / k. / s. / c.

X / WRALDA
x.

(1) ‘sunwise’ — We would say: clockwise. On the northern hemisphere, the sun appears to move ‘clockwise’.

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