glōmung, f.n: twilight, gloaming. [GLO-mung]
dracan blōd, n.n: dragon’s blood, a pigment obtained from the dragon’s blood-tree. [DRA-kahn BLOD]
un-wemme, adj: spotless, without blemish or defect, uninjured; (moral sense) undefiled, pure, immaculate. [un-WEM-meh]
This week’s Wordhord Wednesday post is on ‘hoard-honouring’ in Beowulf. Read it (and hear it) on Patreon.
mold-wyrm, m.n: an earthworm, a worm in the grave. [MOLD-WURM]
Grēna-wīc, n.n: a place name, Greenwich (near London); lit. ‘green dwelling-place’. [GRAY-na-weech]
hord-weorþung, f.n: honouring a person by bestowing treasure; treasure given to honour a person. [HORD-WAY-orth-ung]
fearh, m.n: a little pig, a farrow, litter. [FÆ-arh]
mǣgsib-līc, adj: of kin, related. [MÆγ-sib-leech]
un-sceamig, adj: not to be confounded, unabashed. [un-SHÆ-ah-meeγ]
mere-grota, m.n: a pearl. [MEH-reh-GRO-ta]
It’s Wordhord Wednesday #50 and in honour of the occasion, I’ve decided to make this particular post free for everyone to read. See ‘pearls, margaritas and giant grapes’ on Patreon.