Mōtung:Cōcīeg (þāra Sūþsandwic Īeglanda)

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Sceal þis ȝeƿrit ...Sūþsandƿīc... hātan? Þæt ƿord ƿīċ hæfþ lang i [1]ᚹᚩᛞᛖᚾᚻᛖᛚᛗ (ȝespreċ) 21:32, 21 Ēastermōnaþ 2010 (UTC)

In modern usage in placenames, the i is always short. It is a fair guess that the orignal was short. As vowel lengths were never written, no one will ever know, but I am using short is for consistency both internal and with placename evidence. Hogweard 21:42, 21 Ēastermōnaþ 2010 (UTC)

Ȝēa, ȝeliċ Hamptonshire is eall scort sƿā nama, ac ȝif man hit ȝeliċ home town shire sæȝe, þonne hit sōðaþ himself. Ne forȝiet þū þæt (on bisene) home, town, and shire eall scēaƿiaþ hiera "vowel" lengþe. — ᚹᚩᛞᛖᚾᚻᛖᛚᛗ (ȝespreċ) 21:53, 21 Ēastermōnaþ 2010 (UTC)
Eala, hit nis ful soþ þæt þær ne wæren na mearca to cleopunga lengðe. Ic hæbbe biliþ gewrites mid cleopunga lengðe mearcum gesewen, ac hit næs gewunelic. Willcume ic þec on míne brúcendsídan! 01:53, 22 Ēastermōnaþ 2010 (UTC)