Shield or skilled?
bob at drzyzgula.org
Tue Jan 16 19:48:23 EST 2001
I kinda figured it would be pronounced "scald", but
I got over it :-)
I found a RealAudio reading of "The Funeral of Scyld Scefing
in Old English at
To my ear, it sounds sorta like "shield". YMMV.
On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 07:22:31PM +0000, Martin WHEELER wrote:
> Would some kind soul amongst the team who decided on the name Scyld
> please advise the list how *they* would prefer it to be pronounced:
> - as in "shield" - or as in "skilled" ?
> Enquiring minds are currently losing sleep over this.
> Martin Wheeler - StarTEXT - Glastonbury - BA6 9PH - England
>  mwheeler at startext.co.uk http://www.startext.co.uk/
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