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Exercise 2

Translate the following sentences into Old English using the words in the table below. For this exercise you will need to print out the page and write in your answers.

More verb roots are provided here, but you will need to supply the verb endings, which are illustrated in the previous exercise.

Definite Articles Noun Roots Noun Endings Verbs Roots Pronouns Pronoun Objects

se
þone
þæs
þam
þa
þa
þara
þam

cyning
stan
wulf
hird (shepherd)
ham (home)
eorl (earl)
hafoc (hawk)
fisc (fish)
bat (boat)
hærfest (harvest)
æcer (acre)
--
--
-
es
-e
-
as
-as
-a
-um
heald- (hold) wasc- (wash)
bring-
scac- (shake)
fyll- (fill)

from
mid
in

[use dative
with all prepositions]

he, hine, his, him, heo, hie, hire, hire, hit, hit, his, him, hie, hie, hira, him

Don't use capital letters or punctuation,
except press SHIFT + D for þ and SHIFT + Q for æ.

the wolves wash the harvest in the home

 

the hawk shakes the fish

 

the earls fill the king's home with stones


the earl brings the king his fish (pl.) in the shepherd's boat