healf-eald, adj: half-grown, of middle age. (HEY-alf-EH-ald)
gelm, m.n: a handful. (YELM)
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hwīlwend-līc, adj: temporary, lasting only for a time, not eternal. (H’WEEL-wend-LEECH)
tæl-mearc, f.n: date (in context of time/calendars). (TAL-MEH-ark)
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rīm, n.n: number; a sum or aggregate of units; a collection of persons or things; a reckoning or calculation. (REEM)
fela, adj: many, much, very. (FELL-ah)
six, n/adj/num: six. (SIX)
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stæpe, m.n: a step, pace (lit. and fig.); stepping, going; a step, that on which the foot may be placed; a degree. (STAP-eh)
worn, m.n: a swarm, band, flock, crowd, multitude, many, a great number, a great quantity. (WORN)
endleofan, n/adj/numeral: 11. (END-lay-ov-on)