Exercise 1 Exercise
Using the Old English words provided below,
construct complete sentences using the elements provided.
All sentences should be of the format: Definite Article, Noun
Root+Noun Ending, Verb, Pronoun Object. You will need to choose
a noun for the subject and provide it with the appropriate
case ending and a definite article. Then supply a pronoun
Hint: pay attention to the verb ending,
which will determine whether the noun subject is singular
or plural. This agreement in number is called "concord,"
and doesn't apply to the verb's object.
All of the nouns are strong masculine
(also called a-stems). All the pronouns are third-person.
All the verbs are present tense. (Vowel lengths in this exercise
are not marked.)
||he, hine, his, him,
heo, hie, hire, hire,
hit, hit, his, him, hie, hie, hira, him
Your sentence should be constructed by the
elements above. The correct format, but an incorrect sentence,
would look like this:
þam hirdum healdaþ
Type your sentence
into the box below, and click submit to check the answer.
capitals or punctuation.
Press SHIFT+D for þ (thorn)
and SHIFT + Q for æ (ash).