hrīðer-heord, f.n: a herd of cattle. (HREE-ther-HAY-ord)
forðgesceaft, f.n: what has been created or ordained to be; created being or thing; collectively, creation; future (state/condition/destiny). (FORTH-yeh-SHAY-oft)
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wulf-hliþ, n.n: a hill where the wolf has its den, retreat of wolves (lit. ‘wolf-slope’). (WULF-h’lith)
six, n/adj/num: six. (SIX)
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ūter-mere, m.n: outer-sea, open sea. (OO-ter-MEH-reh)
cwēme, adj: pleasant, pleasing, grateful, acceptable, fit. (KWAY-meh)
ed-wyrping, f.n: a recovery, a growing better, recovering. (ED-WURP-ing)
earn, m.n: an eagle. (AY-arn)
hold-scipe, m.n: loyalty, fealty, allegiance. (HOLD-ship-eh)
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ge-scēadan, str.v: to separate, distinguish, discern, decide. (yeh-SHAY-ah-dahn)