bān-cofa, m.n: bone-chamber, a kenning for the body. (BAHN-KOV-ah / ˈbaːn-ˌkɔ-va)
þūma, m.n: the thumb. (THOO-mah / ˈθuː-ma)
This week’s Wordhord Wednesday post is all thumbs. Read it on Patreon.
cēlan, v: to make cool, slake thirst. (CHAY-lahn / ˈtʃeː-lan)
gōma, m.n: mouth, jaws; jaws of hell, death. (ˈgō-mä)
This week’s Wordhord Wednesday post is on the gums of hell. Read it on Patreon.
land-ādl, f.n: nostalgia (lit. ‘land-illness’). (LAHND-AH-dull)
ælf-þone, f.n: a plant, probably woody nightshade, bittersweet; used to treat ailments thought to have been caused by supernatural agency, especially skin disease and mental illness. (ALF-THON-eh)
þwēan, str.v: to wash; to anoint. (THWAY-on)
lācnung, f.n: healing, cure, remedy, medicine. (LAHK-nung)
ribb-spācan, n.n(pl): ‘rib-spokes’, possibly the brisket. (RIB-SPAH-kahn)
on-flyge, m.n: infectious disease, a disease which ‘flies’ at people. (on-FLUH-yeh)
This week’s Wordhord Wednesday post is on the ‘night-butterfly’. Read it on Patreon.