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There's no reason for an h to be there, since read doesn't have it, nor does geolo/geolu. Old English h isn't just random- it almost always comes from a specific Proto-Germanic sound, which itself is usually from a specific Proto-Indo-European sound. None of the cognates for either of the members of the compound have anything corresponding to an h. Both of the wiki references cite the same source, which is probably mistaken or misquoted. I changed the Wiktionary one to geoluread because *geoluhread is at best a very rare variant of the actal word misplaced. We don't count wikis as sources for WT:CFI, so the one usable hit in Google Books is suspect, as it seems to get it from Wikipedia. By the way: Bosworth-Toller only have geoloread, so we might want to add that spelling. Chuck Entz (talk) 23:59, 3 May 2013 (UTC)

23:59, 3 May 2013

Should we correct the other pages then?

22:03, 4 May 2013