ENGL4263: Translate the following extracts from your set texts. Your translation should be as close to the original as possible, while still being good modern English: Reading Old English, Assignment, UON, UK

1. Translate the following extracts from your set texts. Your translation should be as close to the original as possible, while still being good modern English. Please also parse all the underlined words or phrases, giving as much grammatical, syntactic and semantic information as you are able.

a) Þā lȳfde hire se cynincg, þēah þe hit embe lang wǣre, þæs þe hēo ġewilnode, and Wilfrid bisceop þā hī ġehādode tō myneċene, and hēo syððan on mynstre wunode sume twelf mōnað swā, and hēo syððan wearð ġehādod eft tō abbudissan on Eliġmynstre, offer manega myneċena, and hēo hī mōdorlīċe hēold mid gōdumġebysnungum tō þām gāstlican līfe.

b) Oft woruldmenn ēac hēoldon, swā swā ūs bēċ secgað, heora clǣnnysse on synscipe for Cristes lufe, swā swā wē mihton reċċan ġif ġē rōhton hit tō gehȳrenne. Wē secgað swā ðēah be sumum ðeġne, se wæs þrȳttiġ ġēara mid his wīfe on clǣnnysse.

c) Ġif þū nū ġeornlīċe smēaġan wilt ond witan wilt ymb ealre þisse eorðan ymbhwyrft from ēasteweardum ðisses middanġeardes oð westeweardne, ond from sūðeweardum oð norðeweardne, swā swā þū liornodest on þǣre bēċ þe Astralogium hātte, ðonne meaht þū onġetan þæt hē is eal wið þone heofon tō metanne swilċe ān lȳtlu price on brādum brede, oðþe rondbēag on scelde, æfter wīsra monna dōme.

2. Translate the following unseen sentences:

a) Þā biscopas fērdon mid manegum prēostum tō Lundene. fērdon < fēran, past tense
b) Manige æppla wēoxon on þissum trēowe. wēoxon < weaxan, past tense
c) Hira māgas rīcsiað ofer þās scīre. rīcsiað < rīcsian, present tense
d) Rēþe cyningas cōmon tō þām symble. cōmon < cuman, past tense
e) Sēo halige mægþ wunaþ on fenne. wunaþ < wunian, present tense
f) Ðā flēah se wāca man to þām wuda. flēah < flēogan, past tense

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