The Old English alphabet, with pronunciation notes.

The Old English alphabet, with pronunciation notes.JRR Tolkien was a professor of Old English & also translated Old English manuscripts into modern language.some of these he compiled & published.

A basic introduction to Anglo-Saxon runes, a northern European writing system they imported into England.

Runes (Proto-Norse: ᚱᚢᚾᛟ (runo), Old Norse: rún) are the letters in a set of related alphabets known as runic alphabets, which were used to write various Germanic languages before the adoption of the Latin alphabet and for specialised purposes thereafter.

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Post 4 - Type Classifications // This is clearly a blackletter typeface because it is dense, dark and heavy.

Old English FEER-ye-brak // fyrgevraec - the distinct, sharp, crackling or breaking sound made by fire

Old English FEER-ye-brak // fyrgevraec - the distinct, sharp, crackling or breaking sound made by fire Listening to this in two woodstoves right now!

Eldritch - eerie; weird; spooky.                                   Origin: Eldritch is of uncertain origin, but the earlier elrich is equivalent to the Old English el- meaning "foreign, strange, uncanny" and rīce meaning "kingdom"; hence “of a strange country, pertaining to the Otherworld.”

Origin: Eldritch is of uncertain origin, but the earlier elrich is equivalent to the Old English el- meaning "foreign, strange, uncanny" and rīce meaning "kingdom"; hence “of a strange country, pertaining to the Otherworl

Not sure as to the accuracy or reality of this word but it is a nice idea.

Three Rivers Deep

Werifesteria [Old English] ~ (v.) to wander longingly through the forest in search of mystery. Oh, I've done this so many times before!

Bobtail - I love these dogs!

Old English Sheepdog, Lambluv Gambolon Blue Thunder. (I had an Old English for 14 years-- They're the most amazing dogs, especially if you enjoy laughing.

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