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The time passes quickly, and Höskuldur has become a teenager.the timeTíminn passeslíður fasthratt andog nownú iser Höskuldur becomeorðinn teenagerunglingur. He is strong, handsome, and popular.heHann iser strongsterkur, handsomefallegur andog popularvinsæll.
"Höskuldur, I want to find a wife for you," says Njáll.„Höskuldur, Iég wantvil to findfinna forhanda youþér womankonu“, sayssegir Njáll.
"Well, that doesn't sound too bad," says Höskuldur.This is an understatement used to emphasize that you are indeed glad to hear it.„thatÞað soundshljómar Adds nonchalance(well, now)nú notekki badlyilla.“ sayssegir Höskuldur.
"I know of one good woman.„IÉg knowveit aboutum oneeina goodgóða womankonu. Her name is Hildigunnur and she is Flosi's niece.sheHún is called, is namedheitir Hildigunnur andog iser “smaller female relative”niecelitla frænka This word is not necessary, but it adds emphasis that you're about to refer to another person.of himhans Flosa. She is a gorgeous woman,sheHún iser “beautiful as gold”gorgeous, very beautifulgullfalleg womankona, but she can be a bit difficult to deal with," says Njáll.buten shehún cangetur beverið a little bitdálítið difficulterfið.“ sayssegir Njáll.
"Well, I trust you to pick for me," answers Höskuldur.„wellJæja, Iég trusttreysti youþér in order totil að choose, pickvelja forfyrir memig.“ answerssvarar Höskuldur.
Njáll visits Flosi to discuss this idea.Njáll visitsfer í heimsókn totil Flosa in order totil þess að discussræða thisþessa ideahugmynd. Flosi takes a liking to the idea and tells his niece about it.Flosi “takes well into”responds well to, takes a liking totekur vel í the ideahugmyndina andog tells aboutsegir niecefrænku hissinni tells aboutfrá Referring to the feminine "hugmynd".ithenni.
"My dear Hildigunnur,„Hildigunnur my; my dearmín. Höskuldur, the boy who lives with Njáll, wants to marry you.Höskuldur, the boystrákurinn who, thatsem livesbýr at (the place of)hjá Njáli, wantsvill (to) marrygiftast youþér. "Wouldn't that be a good idea?" asks Flosi.“"Don't you like the looks of that?" asks Flosi.”“look well onto”like the look ofLíst (to) youþér notekki “look well onto”like the look ofvel á thatþað?“ asksspyr Flosi.
"Höskuldur?„Höskuldur? But he doesn't have any chieftainshipbutEn hehann hasá “nothing”not anyekkert A medieval title that conferred a significant political power.chieftainshipgoðorð (chieftainship)! I want to get to marry someone with a chieftainship,IÉg wantvil to getfá to marryað giftast someoneeinhverjum withmeð A medieval title that conferred a significant political power.chieftainshipgoðorð, "You had promised me that!" says Hildigunnur.youþú “were done”had (previously)varst búinn að promiselofa memér itþví!“ sayssegir Hildigunnur.
Njáll answers: "I can try to sort out a chieftainship for my Höskuldur,Njáll answerssvarar: „IÉg canget tryreynt to obtain, to procure; to work something outað redda A medieval title that conferred a significant political power.chieftainshipgoðorði forfyrir This word is not necessary, but it adds emphasis that you're about to refer to another person.himhann Höskuld myminn, but you have to give me some time."buten you (all)þið have toverðið to giveað gefa (to) memér a bitsmá timetíma.“
"Sure, we can wait," answers Flosi.„yeah sureJá já, wevið cangetum absolutely, indeedalveg waitbeðið.“ answerssvarar Flosi.
Now Njáll goes for and tries to find someone who is willing to sell Höskuldur chieftainship.nowNú goesfer Njáll homeheim andog triesreynir to findað finna someoneeinhvern whosem iser up for, willingtil í to sellað selja Höskuldi A medieval title that conferred a significant political power.chieftainshipgoðorð. No one wants to sell their chieftainship,no oneEnginn wantsvill (to) sellselja A medieval title that conferred a significant political power.the chieftainshipgoðorðið hissitt, so next summer Njáll goes to Parliament and has the laws changed to create a new chieftainship.so thatsvo að nextnæsta summersumar goesfer Njáll toá ParliamentAlþingi andog has, letslætur changebreyta the lawslögunum in order totil að createbúa til newnýtt A medieval title that conferred a significant political power.chieftainshipgoðorð.
Höskuldur gets chieftainship that way.like that, that's howÞannig getsfær Höskuldur A medieval title that conferred a significant political power.chieftainshipgoðorð. Hildigunnur and Höskuldur get married and Njáll buys land for them.Hildigunnur andog Höskuldur get marriedgiftast andog Njáll buyskaupir forhanda themþeim (a plot of) landland.