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[1] DAM WARTH FÉRST HALDEN. AL THISSA PLÉGA WRDE DÉN VMBE THA ASVNDERGANA TWÍGA FON FRÍA.S STAM WITHER ET SÉMENE TO SNÒRANE. MEN THA FÁMNA [5] THÉR A.DEL ÀND JFKJA NÍDICH WÉRON SÉIDON THAT HJA T NIWERTH ÔRS VR DÉDON AS VMB EN GODE HROP. ÀND VMB BI GRÁDUM TO WELDANA INOVER ÉNIS ÔTHER MANHIS STÁT. All these actions were taken to bind the various twigs of Frya's stem together again. The maidens who envied Adel and Ifkia, however, said that they only did it to get a good reputation, and to gradually get the other states under their rule.

[16d. Liudgeart: Punjab Report]
[10] BY MIN TÁT SINRA SKRIFTUM HÀV IK ÉNEN BRÉF FUNDEN. SKRÉVIN THRVCH LJUD.GÉRT THENE GÉRT.MÀN. BIHALVA SVMLIKA SÉKA THÉR MIN TÁT ALLÉNA JELDE. JÉV IK HÍR THÀT ÔTHERA TO THAT BESTA. Among my father's papers, I found a letter, written by Liudgeart the Geartman. Omitting some parts which only concern my father, I put the rest to good use here.
[15] PAN'G.AB. THAT IS FYF WÀTERA. ÀND HWÉR NEFFEN WI WECH KVMA IS.NE RUN.STRÁME FON AFSVNDERLIKA SKÉNHÉD. AND FIF WÀTERA HÉTEN VMB THET FJUWER ÔRA RUN.STRA THRVCH SINE MVND IN [20] SÉ FLOJA. ÉL FÉRE ÁSTWARTH IS NOCH.NE GRÁTE RUN.STRÁME THER HÉLIGE JEFTHA FRÁNA GONG.GÁ HÉTEN. TWISK THYSUM RUNSTRÁMNE IS.T LÔND THERA HINDOS. BÉDA RUN.STRÁMA RUNATH FON THA HÁGA [25] BERGUM NÉI THA DELTA DEL. THA BERGA HWANÁ SE DEL STRÁME SIND ALSA HÁCH THET SE TO THA HIMEL LÀJA. THÉRVMBE WÀRTH.ET BERCHTA HIMEL.LÀJA BERCHTA HÉTEN. ‘Pang-ab’ (Punjab) — that is: Five Waters —, which is near where we come from, is a river of exceptional beauty. It is called Five Waters because four other rivers flow into the sea by its mouth. Very far eastwards is another great river, called the Holy or Sacred Ganges.(1) Between these rivers is the land of the Hindus. Both rivers run down from the high mountains to the delta. The mountains from where they stream down­wards are so high that they lie in [or: lead to] the ‘himel’ or heavens. Therefore, the mountain is called ‘Himel-laya’ (Himalaya).
VNDER THA HINDOS ÀND ÔTHERA [30] UT.A LÔNDUM SIND WELKA LJUDA MANK THÉR AN STILNISE BÍ MALKÔRUM KVMA. SE GELÁVATH THET SE VNFORBASTERE Among the Hindus and others from these lands, there are men who have secret meetings. They believe that they are pure children of Finda,

(1) ‘Holy or Sacred Ganges’ (HÉLIGE JEFTHA FRÁNA GONG.GÁ).

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