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Ingólfur Arnarson was not the first person to find Iceland,Ingólfur Arnarson wasvar notekki (the) first (person)fyrstur totil að findfinna IcelandÍsland, but he is looked at as the first settler.buten lookedlitið iser oná himhann assem firstfyrsta (the) settlerlandnámsmanninn.[a] blood brotherFóstbróðir[b] His blood brother Hjörleifur came with him.hishans, Hjörleifur, camekom withmeð himhonum.
At that time it was popular to go to Ireland on Viking raids and take back some slaves.atÁ thisþessum timetíma wasvar popularvinsælt toað gofara on viking raidsí víking totil IrelandÍrlands andog taketaka withmeð oneselfsér some, severalnokkra slavesþræla. When they arrived in Iceland, Hjörleifur's slaves killed him.Hjörleifur hadhafði tekið nokkra írska þræla með sér totil IcelandÍslands, en á Íslandi killeddrápu (the) slavesþrælarnir himhann. Ingólfu was very angry about this and went to look for the slaves.Ingólfur wasvar verymjög angryreiður aboutyfir itþví andog wentfór toað look forleita að the slavesþrælunum. He found them on islands to the south of Iceland and killed them.heHann foundfann themþá iní islandseyjum in the south (of)fyrir sunnan IcelandÍsland andog killeddrap themþá.
Ireland is to the west of Norway, and for this reason Irish people were called "Westmen". IrelandÍrland iser westboundí vesturátt fromfrá NorwayNoregi andog for this reasonþess vegna werevoru Irish peopleÍrar calledkallaðir „"Westmen"Vestmenn“. Because of those Irish slaves these islands to the south of Iceland are called "the Westman Islands". because ofVegna theseþessara Irishírsku slavesþræla areeru theseþessar islandseyjar to the south (of)fyrir sunnan IcelandÍsland calledkallaðar the Westman IslandsVestmannaeyjar.[c]