Sweord

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Switser langsweord, fram þǣm 15. oþþe 16. gēarhundrede

Sweord is stycce stīeles mid langre ecge, þe man brȳcþ tō snīðendum oþþe stingendum wǣpne in mænigum landum and sidaþingum þǣre worulde. Sweord hæfþ ecge, hilt, and felge.

Man geaf naman tō mænigum sweordum in þǣm lēoþwrītungum, and stǣr giefþ þā weorþlicnesse þæs wǣpnes.

Stǣr[adihtan]

Menn macodon and brucon stīelecg wǣpnu fram þǣre Brānse Ieldu and siþþan. Þæt sweord cymþ of þǣm cnīfe þǣr langan ecga mihtlica wurdon, fram þǣm æfterran 3. gēarþūsende BCE in þǣm middlan ēaste, ǣrst of copere, þonne of tinbrānse. Man fand þā ieldestan sweordlīcan wǣpnu in Arslantepe on Turcena lande.