User:CodeCat/Beowulf in Proto-Germanic

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Just for fun, I translated a bit of the Old English epic poem Beowulf into Proto-Germanic. All of the words have been translated back into their original Germanic forms. That doesn't mean all of those forms existed necessarily, but if they did, this is what they would have been. The original Old English text was taken from wikisource:Beowulf.

Hwæt! Wē Gār‐Dena in geār‐dagum
þēod‐cyninga þrym gefrūnon,
hū þā æðelingas ellen fremedon.
Oft Scyld Scēfing sceaðena þrēatum,
monegum mǣgðum meodo‐setla oftēah.
Egsode eorl, syððan ǣrest wearð
fēa‐sceaft funden: hē þæs frōfre gebād,
wēox under wolcnum, weorð‐myndum ðāh,
oð þæt him ǣghwylc þāra ymb‐sittendra
ofer hron‐rāde hȳran scolde,
gomban gyldan: þæt wæs gōd cyning!

þǣm eafera wæs æfter cenned
geong in geardum, þone god sende
folce tō frōfre; fyren‐þearfe ongeat,
þæt hīe ǣr drugon aldor‐lēase
lange hwīle. Him þæs līf‐frēa,
wuldres wealdend, worold‐āre forgeaf;
Bēowulf wæs brēme (blǣd wīde sprang),
Scyldes eafera Scede‐landum in.

Swā sceal geong guma, gōde gewyrcean,
fromum feoh‐giftum on fæder wine,
þæt hine on ylde eft gewunigen
wil‐gesīðas, þonne wīg cume,
lēode gelǣsten: lof‐dǣdum sceal
in mǣgða gehwǣre man geþēon.

Him þā Scyld gewāt tō gescæp‐hwīle
fela‐hrōr fēran on frēan wǣre;
hī hyne þā ætbǣron tō brimes faroðe.