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A fable of animals

"The crow and the crab"

 

Norn Old Norse/Nordic English
Fetlar version 1:
Krabə krabə kåmə läņdə
æ˙və rig rīvə måg
skäļəna rīvə dỏk
nā trät sø˙.
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Krabə jå'nsa tråţalỏs
Krabbi krabbi kom at landi!
(Ek) efa(sk), at þú hrygghrífir mik
Ek skal eigi hrífa þik
"Nei, þrátt!" sagði krabbinn
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(Hon er)svá trygðalaus.
 

 

Norn Old Norse/Nordic English
Fetlar version 2:
Krabə krabə kåmə lānd
āvə rig rīvə
måg skäļəna rīvə dig
nā tråtşə krabə
jå'nşa tråtşəlỏs (tråţəlỏs)
   

 

Norn Old Norse/Nordic English
Unst version:
Crab, crab, come ashore!
Nāgə trȯita, nāgə trȯita
I'm feared, du "rigraivs" me.
   

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