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cyning, strong masculine. king.

These spellings occur in the Old English Aerobics texts:

 singularplural
nominativecyning cynincg kyning cyng cyningas kyningas
accusativecynincg cyning kyning cyningc
genitivecynges cynincges cyninges cyninga
dativecynge cynincge cyninge kyninge
instrumental

This word occurs 83 times in the Old English Aerobics Anthology. To see a list of occurrences of cyning in a text, click a title below. Click a line- or sentence-number to see the word in context.

Beowulf

Alfred the Great's Preface

  • [5] kyningas. kings.
  • [2] kyning. king.
  • [37] kyning. king.

Battle of Finnesburh

  • 2 cyning. king.

Cynewulf and Cyneheard

  • [4] cyning. king.
  • [4] kyninge. king.
  • [5] cyning. king.
  • [6] cyning. king.
  • [7] cyninges. king's.
  • [9] cyninges. king's.
  • [9] cyning. king.
  • [10] cyning. king.
  • [13] cyninge. king.
  • [14] cyninge. king.
  • [17] cyning. king.

Dream of the Rood

  • 44 Cyning. king.
  • 56 Cyninges. king's.
  • 133 Cyning. king.

Judith

  • 155 cyninga. of kings.

Life of St Æthelthryth

  • [10] cynincg. king.
  • [9] cynincg. king.
  • [7] cyning. king.
  • [5] cynincges. king's.
  • [5] cynincge. king.
  • [2] cynincg. king.

Martyrdom of Ælfheah

  • [1] cyning. king.
  • [6] cynges. king's.
  • [21] cynge. king.

Ohthere and Wulfstan

William the Conqueror

Ælfric on the Book of Job

  • [89] cyningas. kings.
  • [70] cyningas. kings.
  • [65] cyningas. kings.

Exercises and sample sentences

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