Comparing Old English with modern Icelandic

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

For anyone wishing to compare Old English with modern Icelandic, there's no better way than referring to this translation of Beowulf in Icelandic from 1983. Or for a quick and easy example, here are the three languages (modern English included) stacked up next to each other as Beowulf reaffirms his first boast to defeat Grendel.



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