ge-lafian, wk.v: to bathe, wash; to refresh by wetting. (yeh-LAH-vi-ahn / jɛ-ˈla-vɪ-an)

Medieval manuscript illustration of a kneeling, haloed man washing the feet of another haloed man in a small basin, while a group of haloed men look on; an angel descends from heaven with a towel in their hands.
Christ washing St Peter’s feet in the Tiberius Psalter; England (Winchester), 11th century; British Library, Cotton MS Tiberius C VI, f. 11v. []


steartlian, wk.v: to kick with the foot, stumble. (STEH-art-li-ahn / ˈstɛart-lɪ-an)

For this week’s Wordhord Wednesday I begin my multi-week adventure through the beginning of Genesis A. Read and listen to it on Patreon.