crīstel-mǣl, n.n: a cross; the sign of the cross. [KREE-stell-MÆL]
sunn-feld, m.n: Elysium (the abode of the blessed after death in classical mythology; paradise). [SUN-feld]
heofon-wōma, m.n: a heavenly sound, the sound heard at the day of judgment. [HAY-oh-von-WOH-ma]
cristenest, adj: the most Christian, pious, holy. [KRIS-ten-est]
Sweotolung-dæg, m.n: Epiphany (lit. ‘manifestation day’). [SWAY-oh-toh-lung-DÆγ]
wuldor-gifu, f.n: a glorious gift, a gift of heaven. [WOOL-dor-YI-voo]
ymbren-dæg, m.n: an Ember-day (the Wednesday, Friday and Saturday between the third and fourth Sundays of Advent). There are four separate sets of Ember-days throughout the year on western Christian church calendars. These are days for fasting, abstinence and prayer. [IM-bren-DÆγ]
This week’s Wordhord Wednesday post is about the etymology of Ember-days. Read it on Patreon.
wlite-scēawung, f.n: a word used to translate ‘Zion’, the biblical place name. Literal meaning is ‘beauty-contemplation’ or ‘glory-contemplation’. [WLIT-eh-SHAY-ah-wung]
cōf-godas, m.n(pl): household-gods. [KOHV-GOD-as]
This week’s Wordhord Wednesday is ‘Shame on you, sceand!’. Read it on Patreon.
capitol-mæsse, f.n: early or morning mass, first mass. [KAH-pit-ol-MÆSS-eh]