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  1. OLD ENGLISH

  2. • feoh "wealth" f [f], [v] • ur "aurochs" u • þorn "thorn" þ, ð [θ], [ð] • os "mouth" o • rad"ride" r • cen"torch" c [k] • gyfu"gift" ȝ [g], [j] • wynn "joy" w, ƿ [w] • hægl "hail (precipitation)" h • nyd "need, distress" n • is"ice" i • ger "year, harvest" j • eoh "yew" eo • peorðp

  3. • eolh "elk-sedge" x • sigel "Sun" s [s], [z] • tir "Polaris" t • beorc "birch" b • eh "horse" e • mann "man" m • lagu "lake" l • ing "Ing (a hero)" ŋ • eðel "estate" œ • dæg "day" d • ac "oak" a • æsc "ash-tree" æ • yry • ior "eel" ia, io • ear "grave" ea

  4. Origins of the English language • Germanic origins sēo sunne (the Sun) was feminine, while se mōna (the Moon) was masculine • Latin influence • Viking influence sky, leg, and the modern pronounthey,

  5. Prayer Fæder ure þu þe eart on heofonum Si þin nama gehalgod To becume þin rice gewurþe ðin willa, on eorðan swa swa on heofonum Urne gedæghwamlican hlaf syle us todæg, and forgyf us ure gyltas, swa swa we forgyfað urum gyltendum And ne gelæd þu us on costnunge, ac alys us of yfele. Soþlice

  6. OUR FATHER Father ours, thou that art in heaven Be thy name hallowed Come thy rich kingdom Worth(manifest) thy will, on earth also as in heaven Our daily loaf sell(give) us today, and forgive us our guilts as also we forgive our guilty(lit. guiltants). And 'ne lead'(lead not) thou us in temptation, ac(but) loose(release) us of evil. Soothly.