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  • [2] For 'feorh' S. suggests 'feoh': 'corpse' in the translation would then be changed to '_possessions_,' '_belongings_.'

    Beowulf An Anglo-Saxon Epic Poem

  • German fihu, Gothic faihu, Anglo-Saxon feoh (our fee), modern German vieh.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • (Grendel's head and the sword-hilt) _which he had with him_, 1625. feoh-gift, - gyft, st. f., _bestowing of gifts_ or _treasures_: gen.sg. þǣre feoh-gyfte, 1026; dat.pl. æt feohgyftum, 1090; fromum feohgiftum,

    Beowulf

  • Bēowulf geþah ful on flette; nō hē þǣre feoh-gyfte for scēotendum scamigan þorfte, ne gefrægn ic frēondlīcor fēower mādmas golde gegyrede gum-manna fela

    Beowulf

  • S. proposes feoh, = _property_, for feorh, which would be a parallel for brēost-gewǣdu ... bēah below. l.

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  • Beówulf geþah ful on flette; nô he þære feoh-gyfte for sceótendum scamigan þorfte, ne gefrägn ic freóndlîcor feówer mâdmas golde gegyrede gum-manna fela

    Beowulf

  • (Grendel's head and the sword-hilt) _which he had with him_, 1625. feoh-gift, - gyft, st. f., _bestowing of gifts_ or _treasures_: gen.sg. þære feoh-gyfte, 1026; dat.pl. ät feohgyftum, 1090; fromum feohgiftum,

    Beowulf

  • S. proposes feoh, = _property_, for feorh, which would be a parallel for breóst-gewædu ... beáh below. l.

    Beowulf

  • The first three letters were f for feoh, ` money '; u for ur, ` aurochs'; and

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol V No 3

  • 20 Swā sceal geong guma, gōde gewyrcean, fromum feoh-giftum on fæder wine, þæt hine on ylde eft gewunigen wil-gesīðas, þonne wīg cume, lēode gelǣsten: lof-dǣdum sceal

    Beowulf

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  • early english for cattle: fee is derived from this early english word: like chattel:cattle???????????

    September 28, 2008