swēg-hlēoþor Posted on September 11, 2016 by Hana Videen swēg-hlēoþor, m.n: sound, voice. (SWAY-HLAY-oh-thor / ˈsweːj-ˌhleːɔ-θɔr) Share this:ShareClick to email a link to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related
Is this a kenning or is this the literal meaning?
Hlēoðor means something that is heard, such as a sound, voice, song, speech or noise. Swēg can be either a more confused sound, like a din or crash, or a more regulated sound, like a bird’s song. So not a kenning, just a compound of sound words.