Chapter 7 Vocabulary

 

Nouns

bisceop: bishop (nominative)

burhware: citizenry (accusative of burhwaru)

cyng: king (nominative)

Finnum: Finns (dative of Finnas)

Heahmund: proper name Heahmund; (nominative)

hranas: reindeer (plural of hran; accusative)

hus: house (nominative)

hwæl: whale (nominative)

hwalas: whales (plural accusative)

land: land, country (nominative)

lande: land, country (dative)

mannum: men (plural of man(n); dative)

monna: men (plural of man(n); genitive)

mynstermen: monks (plural of mynsterman(n); nominative)

neaweste: vicinity, neighborhood (dative)

Verbs

foð: catch, capture; (present plural of fon)

wearð: became; (past singular 1st and 3rd person of weoržan)

wurdon: became; (past plural of weoržan)

Adjectives

afyrhte: frightened

bradost: broadest

byne: cultivated

dyre: dear, precious

fela: many

fyrst: first

god: good

gram: angry

læssa: smaller

leoht: light

ofslægen: slain (past participle acting as an adjective)

oðre: other

snel: quick

spedig: prosperous

swift: swift

untrum: unwell

wilde: wild

 

Adverbs

easteweard: in the east

micclum: greatly

micle: much

swyðe: very

ðær: there

 

Conjunctions

ac: but

for ðæm: because

ond: and

ðonne: than

 

Prepositions

in: in

mid: with them ("them" is implied)

wið: with

 

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