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This is E. A. Bourland’s home site, online at domain hwaet.com since 1998. Eric Bourland owns the copyright to all content in this web site. Please do not copy or archive this content.
Hwæt is an Old English word that some have translated as “Lo” or “Listen up”. It is the first word of the Beowulf poem. The word is pronounced /hwat/ and rhymes with “that”. The initial H is unstressed and emerges as an exhalation.
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