Old English GlossaryThis Glossary lists and glosses the OE forms which occur in Part I, Chapter 3 and in Part II, Section A. Unless the paradigmatic relationship between forms is clear (e.g. lufodon is not given, but lufian is), all the OE vocabulary used in this book is given. NOTE: æ is listed with a and ā; þ/ð between t and u. All long vowels are listed with their equivalent short forms. All words beginning with ge- appear in the order of the letter following, e.g. gebindan appears in the b- section. Abbreviations: The following abbreviations have been adopted: acc = accusative, Aj = adjective, Av = adverb, cj = conjunction, d = determiner, dat = dative, e = enumerator (numeral), Fem = feminine, gen = genitive, ij = interjection, infin = infinitive, Irreg = irregular, Masc = masculine, N = noun, Neut = neuter, nom = nominative, p = preposition, pl = plural, pn = pronoun, pres = present, pret = preterite, prop = proper (noun), sg = singular, St = strong, subj = subjunctive, V = verb, Wk = weak; 1, 2, 3 = first, second and third persons respectively; + = followed by (case). Transitive verbs all govern the accusative, unless otherwise indicated.
|Abrahām N Masc prop ABRAHAM |
|ādwǣscan V Wk EXTINGUISH, END |
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Book title: Essentials of Early English.
Contributors: Jeremy J. Smith - Author.
Place of publication: London.
Publication year: 1999.
Page number: 229.
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