folc-cwide, m.n: a popular saying. (FOLK-kwid-eh)
word-cwide, m.n: a saying, words; speech, language. (WORD-cwid-eh)
reord, n.n: speech, tongue, language, voice. (RAY-ord)
This week’s Wordhord Wednesday post is on medieval geese. Read it on Patreon.
Cristes bōc, f.n: Christ’s book, the gospel (an account of Jesus’s life and teachings). [KRIST-ess BOAK]
mǣl, f.n: a speech, talk, conversation. [MÆL]
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.
ǣrend-spræc, f.n: a verbal message. [ÆR-end-SPRÆK]
This week’s Wordhord Wednesday post is on birds, riddles and cryptograms. Read it on Patreon.
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.
meter-cræft, m.n: the art of versification. [MEH-ter-CRÆFT]
gifu, f.n: a gift, grace, favour; the Anglo-Saxon rune /g/ (written ‘ᚷ’), the name of which letter in Anglo-Saxon is ‘gifu’ (a gift), so the rune not only stands for the letter g, but for ‘gifu’ (a gift). [YI-voo]
For the next 12 days, you’ll learn about different kinds of gifts in Old English.