lēaf-helmig, adj: having a leafy top. [LAY-ahv-HEL-miγ]
hām-sīþ, m.n: a journey home. [HAHM-seeth]
flǣsc-hord, n.n: the flesh-hoard, the body. [FLÆSH-hord]
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.
hādor, n: the clear, serene sky. Also adj: clear (applied both to light and to sound), bright, serene. [HA-dor]
wyrt-stenc, m.n: a perfume or fragrance from a plant. [WURT-stenk]
gærs-stapa, m.n: a “grass-stepper”, locust. [GÆRS-stah-pa]
mere-candel, f.n: the “sea-candle”, a kenning (metaphor) for the sun, a light that rises from or sets in the sea. [MAY-ray-KAHN-dell]
sunn-beorht, adj: bright with the sunshine. [SUN-BAY-orht]
ȳþ-mearh, m.n: a wave-steed, a ship. [UTH-MAY-arh]
This week’s Wordhord Wednesday post is on these “wave-horses”. See it on Patreon.