ǣ-lādtēow, n: a legislator. (“aa-lawd-tay-oh”)
eall-īsig, adj: all-icy. (“ay-all-ee-zee”)
winter-burna, m.n: a stream that is full in winter (?), a torrent. (“ween-tair-boor-nah”)
This week’s Wordhord Wednesday post is on the scyte-finger! Read on Patreon.
un-wæstm, m.n: an evil growth, a bad plant, weed; bad growth, failure of crops. (“oon-wast-m”)
witlēas-ness, f.n: witlessness, stupidity, dullness. (“weet-lay-oz-ness”) #PresidentsDay2017
cræt-wīsa, m.n: a charioteer. (“krat-wee-zah”)
scyte-finger, m.n: the forefinger. (“shut-eh-feen-gair”)
sweoloþ, m.n: heat, burning. (“sway-oh-loth”)
winter-stund, f.n: a year’s space. (“ween-tair-stoond”)
worn-gehāt, n.n: a promise of a numerous progeny. (“worn-yeh-hot”)
For this week’s Wordhord Wednesday I’ve recorded myself reading a passage of Christ II in Old English, which makes use of the wonderful word wīd-wegas. Listen on Patreon.