Mǣþ is ierþlinga geƿeorc on æcrum, þǣrin ceorfeþ hē gærs for hege, oððe man mōt māƿan his gehæg þe hē healde his gærs medume and scort.

Māƿere mid sigþe
Māƿersearu

In gēardagum ƿolde gebūr on feldum mid sigþe māƿan. Nū habbaþ ƿē tractor and māƿeresearu.

Ƿif scearpeneþ hiere sigþe
Niðerlendisc mǣþbāt

Mǣdmōnaþ hæfð his naman of þissum geƿeorc.

ÆftermǣþAdiht

Æfter þǣm mǣðe grōƿeþ gærs on sƿearde and þis nīƿe geþang hāteþ man þæt æftermǣþ.