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  • Men ne cunnon secgan tō sōðe, sele-rǣdende hæleð under heofenum, hwā þǣm hlæste onfēng.

    The Translations of Beowulf A Critical Bibliography

  • So he had a hoard of words, you see: and he must have needed them, for he goes on: —For [char1] on ic maeg singan and secgan spell,

    III. On the Difference between Verse and Prose

  • -- Causal with verbs of saying and hearing, _of, about, concerning_: sägdest from his sîðe, 532; nô ic wiht fram þe swylcra searo-nîða secgan hýrde, 581; þät he fram Sigemunde secgan hyrde, 876.

    Beowulf

  • Healfdenes ... mîn ærende, 344. ge-secgan, _to say, relate_: imper. sg.

    Beowulf

  • Men ne cunnon secgan tô soðe sele-rædende, häleð under heofenum, hwâ þäm hläste onfêng.

    Beowulf

  • Men ne cunnon secgan tō soðe sele-rǣdende, hæleð under heofenum, hwā þǣm hlæste onfēng.

    Beowulf

  • -- Causal with verbs of saying and hearing, _of, about, concerning_: sægdest from his sīðe, 532; nō ic wiht fram þē swylcra searo-nīða secgan hȳrde, 581; þæt hē fram Sigemunde secgan hyrde, 876.

    Beowulf

  • Healfdenes ... mīn ǣrende, 344. ge-secgan, _to say, relate_: imper. sg.

    Beowulf

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