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  • Nealles him on heápe hand-gesteallan, äðelinga bearn ymbe gestôdon hilde-cystum, ac hy on holt bugon,

    Beowulf

  • -- Comp.: æfen -, gylp-spræc. sprecan, st. v., _to speak_: inf. ic sceal forð sprecan gen ymbe Grendel

    Beowulf

  • Þâ ymbe hlæw riodan hilde-deóre, äðelinga bearn ealra twelfa, woldon ceare cwîðan, kyning mænan, word-gyd wrecan and ymb wer sprecan,

    Beowulf

  • III. spräc, 1169, 1699, 2511, 2725; word äfter spräc, 341; nô ymbe þâ fæhðe spräc, 2619; II. hwät þu worn fela ... ymb Brecan spræce

    Beowulf

  • Þā ymbe hlǣw riodan hilde-dēore, æðelinga bearn ealra twelfa, woldon ceare cwīðan, kyning mǣnan, word-gyd wrecan and ymb wer sprecan,

    Beowulf

  • Nealles him on hēape hand-gesteallan, æðelinga bearn ymbe gestōdon hilde-cystum, ac hȳ on holt bugon,

    Beowulf

  • -- Comp.: ǣfen -, gylp-sprǣc. sprecan, st. v., _to speak_: inf. ic sceal forð sprecan gēn ymbe Grendel

    Beowulf

  • III. spræc, 1169, 1699, 2511, 2725; word æfter spræc, 341; nō ymbe þā fǣhðe spræc, 2619; II. hwæt þū worn fela ... ymb Brecan sprǣce

    Beowulf

  • Þa stod Drihtnes engel wiþ hig, and Godes beorhtnes him ymbe scean; and hi him mycelum ege adredon.

    Making Light

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  • early old english word for ember meaning "around"

    July 23, 2007