āscian, wk.v: to ask, question, interrogate; to learn, find out by inquiry. (AH-ski-on)
þancol, adj: addicted to thought, acute. (THAN-kol)
cræft-glēaw, adj: sage-minded, science-learned. [KRÆFT-glay-aw]
For this week’s Wordhord Wednesday I read excerpts from Beowulf in a voice I hope is hādor. Read and listen on Patreon.
spell-bōc, f.n: a book of homilies. [SPELL-BOK]
For this week’s Wordhord Wednesday post, take a closer look at this Anglo-Saxon manuscript. Read my post on Patreon.
þanc-snotor, adj: wise in thought. [THONK-SNAW-tor]
spell, n.n: a story, narrative, account, relation; an instructive talk, discourse, a philosophical argument; a saying, remark; speech, language of prose. [SPELL]
This week’s Wordhord Wednesday post is on “life-treasure”. Read it on Patreon.
wōþ-bora, m.n: a (good) speaker, orator, poet, prophet, philosopher. (“WOTH-BO-rah”)
For this week’s Wordhord Wednesday I’m reading from The Phoenix. Hear it on my Patreon page.
hriddel, n.n: a riddle, sieve. (“HREED-dell”)
ǣ-lǣrende, v.ptc: teaching the law. (“a-LAR-en-deh”)
witlēas-ness, f.n: witlessness, stupidity, dullness. (“weet-lay-oz-ness”) #PresidentsDay2017