mere-swīn, n.n: a ‘sea-pig’, porpoise, dolphin. (MEH-reh-SWEEN)
wande-weorpe, f.n: a mole. (WAHN-deh-WEH-orp-eh)
hana-sang, m.n: cockcrow. (HA-na-zahng)
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firgen-gāt, f.n: a mountain goat. (FIR-yen-GAHT)
hwæl, m.n: whale (also referring to any of various large marine mammals, including dolphins, porpoises, walruses, etc). (h’WAL)
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hrīðer-heord, f.n: a herd of cattle. (HREE-ther-HAY-ord)
wulf-hliþ, n.n: a hill where the wolf has its den, retreat of wolves (lit. ‘wolf-slope’). (WULF-h’lith)
earn, m.n: an eagle. (AY-arn)