Difference between revisions of "Old English"

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:And lede us not into temptacion but delyuere us from euyl.
 
:And lede us not into temptacion but delyuere us from euyl.
  
Most modern English speakers should be able to understand some of this version of the Lord's Prayer.
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Most modern English speakers should be able to understand some of this version of the Lord's Prayer when written. Spoken it would sound a great deal different; for instance, ou is pronounced like oo and in general the vowels have their continental value (oorra fahderr thut arrt in ai(r)venas ulwid bai(r) thee nahma, with trilled rr)
  
 
====Dated circa 1000 AD.====
 
====Dated circa 1000 AD.====

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