wit-word, n.n: testament, covenant, statement that bears witness to something. (WIT-WORD / ˈwɪt-ˌwɔrd)
wit, n.n: wit, intelligence, understanding. (WIT / ˈwɪt)
ge-þōht, m.n: a thought, what a person thinks, an idea. (yeh-THO’HT / jɛ-ˈθoːxt)
Today I’m speaking at Eoforwīces Ge-þōhtas or #YorkIdeas. Find out more.
eald-writere, m.n: an antiquarian, one who writes about old or ancient matters. (EH-ald-WRIH-teh-ruh / ˈɛald-ˌwrɪ-tɛ-rə)
ge-wrītere, m.n: a writer. (yeh-WREE-teh-ruh / jɛ-ˈwriː-tɛ-rə)
This week’s Wordhord Wednesday post is on the third day. Read and hear it on Patreon.
bōc-cist, f.n: a repository for books, either for reading or for sale. (BOAK-CHIST / ˈboːk-ˌtʃɪst)
Look for The Wordhord: Daily Life in Old English at your local bōc-cist – it’s out in the US & Canada today! Find out more.
bōc-cræft, m.n: book-learning, learning, literature. (BOAK-KRAFT / ˈboːk-ˌkræft)
leornung-hūs, n.n: school (‘learning-house’). (LEH-or-nung-HOOS / ˈlɛɔr-nʌŋ-ˌhuːs)
This week’s Wordhord Wednesday post is on an unfunny journey. Read it and hear it on Patreon.
lǣce-bōc, f.n: leechbook, book of medical remedies. (LATCH-uh-BOAK / ˈlæː-tʃə-ˌboːk)
bōcere, m.n: a writer, scribe, author, learned person, instructor. (BOH-cheh-ruh / ˈboː-tʃɛ-rə)