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  • His translation is disfigured by numerous strange word-combinations which he often transcribed literally from the original, e.g. _beadu-runen_ in the third line of the extract.

    The Translations of Beowulf A Critical Bibliography

  • English phrase _beadu-runen onband_ should be noticed, and compared with the translations of Ettmüller, Grein, and Simrock, who have respectively --

    The Translations of Beowulf A Critical Bibliography

  • Why not read beadu-scrûd, as at l. 453, = _battle-shirt?

    Beowulf

  • Why not read beadu-scrūd, as at l. 453, = _battle-shirt?

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  • ‘kampgeheim ontkeetnend’ of the extract conveys to the modern Dutch reader any notion similar to that of the Old English _beadu-runen onband_.

    The Translations of Beowulf A Critical Bibliography

  • beaduscrûda betst, 453. beadu-serce, w. f., (_battle-garment_), _corselet, shirt of mail_: acc.sg. brogdne beadu-sercean (because it consists of interlaced metal rings),

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  • betimbredon on tyn dagum beadu-rôfes bêcn, 3161. tîd, st. f., _-tide, time_: acc.sg. twelf wintra tîd, 147; lange tîd,

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  • beaduscrūda betst, 453. beadu-serce, w. f., (_battle-garment_), _corselet, shirt of mail_: acc.sg. brogdne beadu-sercean (because it consists of interlaced metal rings),

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  • betimbredon on tȳn dagum beadu-rōfes bēcn, 3161. tīd, st. f., _-tide, time_: acc.sg. twelf wintra tīd, 147; lange tīd,

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  • -- Comp.: beadu -, heaðo-scearp. scearu, st. f., _division, body, troop_: in comp. folc-scearu; _that is decided_ or _determined_, in gûð-scearu (_overthrow_?), 1214. sceat, st. m., _money_; also _unit of value in appraising_ (cf. Rieger in

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