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═ yfirlestri fß notendur annars vegar skanna­a mynd og hins vegar ljˇslesinn text. Ůannig er au­velt a­ bera ljˇslesna textann vi­ upprunalegu sÝ­una. Ůegar fyrsti yfirlesarinn er b˙inn me­ sÝ­una fŠr annar s÷mu sÝ­u til a­ athuga hvort fleiri villur finnist ■ar..

Ůegar allar sÝ­urnar hafa veri­ yfirlesnar fara ■Šr Ý eftirvinnslu ■ar sem ■eim er safna­ saman Ý rafbˇk sem er ÷llum a­gengileg ß Rafbˇkavefnum..

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