Old English: miċel, mycel

Chantal-Mary

New Member
German
Hey all,
I need to translate an Old English text into Present-Day English. I'm a German native speaker and I'm stuck with the following words. Does anybody mind helping me with the translation of the following words?
Thank you so much.

I might be recognize the categories of the following words:

Adjective: miċel
 
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  • Dib

    Senior Member
    Bengali (India)
    My Old English is not great, but I'll give it a shot:

    miċel = much (and probably also "large"?) - any dictionary should contain this

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    It might help further to post some parts of the text to place these words in context.
     
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    Walshie79

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    English (British)
    It's more often spelt "mycel" and usually means "large" or ''great", but sometimes "a large amount of" which evolved into modern "much".
     
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