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Drihten, strong masculine; proper noun. lord; Lord; the Lord.

These spellings occur in the Old English Aerobics texts:

 singularplural
nominativeDrihten dryhten
accusativedryhten Drihten
genitiveDrihtnes Dryhtnes
dativeDrihtne Dryhtne
instrumental

This word occurs 63 times in the Old English Aerobics Anthology. To see a list of occurrences of Drihten 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

  • [35] Dryhtnes. lord's.

Battle of Maldon

  • 148 Drihten. lord.

Boethius on Fame

  • [82] Drihtnes. the Lord's.

Dream of the Rood

  • 9 Dryhtnes. the Lord's.
  • 35 Dryhtnes. the Lord's.
  • 64 Dryhten. the Lord.
  • 75 Dryhtnes. the Lord's.
  • 101 Dryhten. the Lord.
  • 105 Dryhten. the Lord.
  • 113 Dryhtnes. the Lord's.
  • 136 Dryhtnes. the Lord's.
  • 140 Dryhtnes. the Lord's.
  • 144 Dryhten. the Lord.

Judith

  • 21 dryhten. lord.
  • 342 Dryhtne. the Lord.
  • 346 Drihtne. lord.

Life of St Æthelthryth

  • [30] Drihtnes. the Lord's.

Story of Cædmon

  • [43] Drihtne. the Lord.
  • [17] Drihtne. the Lord.
  • [13] Drihten. lord.
  • [12] Drihten. lord.

Ælfric on the Book of Job

  • [42] Drihten. the Lord.
  • [42] Drihten. the Lord.
  • [99] Drihten. the Lord.
  • [96] Drihten. the Lord.
  • [94] Drihten. the Lord.
  • [85] Drihten. Lord.
  • [12] Drihten. the Lord.
  • [14] Drihten. the Lord.
  • [30] Drihtne. the Lord.
  • [33] Drihten. the Lord.
  • [58] Drihtnes. the Lord's.
  • [56] Drihten. the Lord.
  • [51] Drihten. the Lord.

Exercises and sample sentences

  • Drihtnes. the Lord's.
  • Drihten. the Lord.
  • Drihten. Lord.
  • Drihtnes. Lord's.
  • Drihten. Lord.
  • Drihtne. the Lord.
  • Dryhtnes. Lord's.
  • Drihten. Lord.
  • Dryhten. the Lord.
  • Dryhten. the Lord.