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.

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!

Letterhead Fonts / LHF Tributary / Old English Fonts

Beautiful fluid flourishes contrast with bold strokes to create an extremely well-balanced typeface & a fine example of expertly executed calligraphy. The Distressed letters have been carefully designed to give it a freshly-inked appearance.

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

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.

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.

Comparison of Old English and modern English, with the introduction of Beowulf. The full site is an encyclopedia of languages with information on history of languages, etc.

“Old English / Anglo-Saxon was first written with a version of the Runic alphabet known as Anglo-Saxon or Anglo-Frisian runes, or futhorc/fuþorc. This alphabet was an extended version of Elder Futhark.

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