|Closer to my kind of notes.|
Sunday, June 12, 2016
Hey all, it is time for more notes from my wonderfully ranting exploration of Old English, so buckle up!
(Half of my notes from Unit two of Mark Atherton’s ‘Teach Yourself’ Guide; bold denotes Old English words)
Cyning (king): KÜ-ning
Sceal (must): SHÉal
Rice (kingdom): REE cheh
Healdan (rule, had): HÉal-dan
Heal (hall): HÉal
On healle (in a hall): HÉal-leh
Beag (ring): BÉag (one syllable)
Beagas (rings): BÉa-gas (plural form)
Dӕlan (to share out, appropriate): DӔH-lan
Bera (bear): berra
On hӕðe (on the hearth): also written as ‘hӕþ.’ ‘Th’ sound for both.
Eald (old): Éald (One syllable)
Egesfull (terrible): EH-yes-full
Ea (river): éa
Dun (mountain hill): doon
Of dun (from the hill): Off DOO-neh
Flod-grӕg (flood-grey): fload-grӕy
Feran (to go, travel): FÉ-ran
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