singan, str.v: to sing, recite, relate musically or in verse; to compose verse, narrate; to sing about, recite or compose a poem about something. [SING-ahn]
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gesca, m.n: hiccough or sobbing. [YEH-sha]
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þēotan, str.v: to howl like a wolf. (“THAY-oh-tahn”)
Scenes from the Irish legend of the wolf that talked with the priest of Ulster, recorded by Gerald of Wales. England, c. 1196-1223. British Library, Royal MS 13 B VIII, fol. 17v. [bl.uk]
cracettan, wk.v: to croak. (“KRAH-chet-tahn”)
ungemet-hleahtor, m.n: immoderate laughter. (“OON-yay-MATE-HLAY-ah-tor”)
hēaf-sang, m.n: an elegy; a dirge or lament. (“HAY-ov-SONG”)
gremetunc, f.n: a raging, roaring, murmuring. (“gray-may-toonk”)
efen-hlēoþrung, f.n: a singing together, concert. (“ay-ven-hlay-oh-throong”)
swōgan, str.v: to make a sound, move with noise, rush, roar (of wind, water, flame); fig. to move with violence, invade. (“swoh-gon”)
swinsian, wk.v: to make a (pleasing) sound, make melody or music. (“sween-see-on”)
Musician from the Gradual of Saint-Etienne of Toulouse.France, S. (Toulouse), last quarter of the 11th century or first quarter of the 12th century. British Library, Harley MS 4951, f. 297v. [bl.uk]