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dæg, strong masculine. day.

These spellings occur in the Old English Aerobics texts:

nominativedæġ dagas
accusativedæġ dagas
genitivedæġes daga
dativedæġe dagum dagan

This word occurs 75 times in the Old English Aerobics Anthology. To see a list of occurrences of dæg in a text, click a title below. Click a line- or sentence-number to see the word in context.


Alfred the Great's Preface

  • [5] dagum. days.

Battle of Finnesburh

  • 41 dagas. days.

Battle of Maldon

  • 198 dæġ. day.

Boethius on Fame

Cynewulf and Cyneheard

Dream of the Rood

  • 136 daga. of days.

Fall of Adam and Eve


  • 28 dæġ. day.

Life of St Æthelthryth

Ohthere and Wulfstan

Selection of Riddles

  • a14 dagum. days.

Story of Cædmon


  • 7 dæġe. day.
  • 8 dæġ. day.

Wife's Lament

  • 37 dæġ. day.

William the Conqueror

Ælfric on the Book of Job

Exercises and sample sentences

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  • dagum. days.
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  • dæġ. day.
  • dæg. day.
  • dæges. day's.
  • dæge. day.