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gōd, adjective. good.

These spellings occur in the Old English Aerobics texts:

 Strong
 masculineneuterfeminine
singularnominativegōd gōd gōd Good
accusativegōdne gōd gōde
genitivegōdes
dativegōdum gōdan
instrumental
pluralnominative
accusativegōde gōde
genitivegōdra
dativegōdum

 Weak
 masculineneuterfeminine
singularnominativegōda gōde gōde
accusativegōdan
genitive
dativegōdan
instrumental
pluralnominativegōdan
accusative
genitivegōdena
dative

 Comparative (always weak)
 masculineneuterfeminine
singularnominativebetera sēlra sella betre betere betere
accusativesēlran sēlra sēlre
genitive
dativebæteran
instrumental
pluralnominativebeteran sēlran
accusative
genitive
dative

 Strong superlative
 masculineneuterfeminine
singularnominativebetest sēlost sēlest betst betost sēlost betst
accusative
genitive
dative
instrumental
pluralnominative
accusative
genitive
dativebetstum

 Weak superlative
 masculineneuterfeminine
singularnominativebetsta sēlesta
accusativebetstan sēlestan
genitive
dativesēlestan
instrumentalbetstan
pluralnominative
accusative
genitive
dative

This word occurs 87 times in the Old English Aerobics Anthology. To see a list of occurrences of gōd 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

Battle of Finnesburh

  • 33 gōdra. good.

Battle of Maldon

  • 4 gōdum. good.
  • 13 gōd. good.
  • 31 betere. better.
  • 170 gōde. good.
  • 187 gōdan. good.
  • 237 gōd. good.
  • 276 betera. better.
  • 315 gōd. good.

Boethius on Fame

Dream of the Rood

  • 27 sēlesta. best.
  • 70 gōde. good.
  • 118 sēlest. best.

Fall of Adam and Eve

  • [6] gōd. good.

Life of St Æthelthryth

Ohthere and Wulfstan

Sermo Lupi ad Anglos

Story of Cædmon

Waldere

  • 23 gōdum. good.
  • 33 bæteran. better.
  • 51 gōd. good.

William the Conqueror

Ælfric on the Book of Job

Exercises and sample sentences

  • gōd. good.
  • betere. better.
  • betst. best.
  • gōda. good.
  • gōdan. good.
  • gōd. good.
  • gōd. good.
  • gōdan. good.
  • beteran. better.
  • gōdne. good.
  • Good. good.
  • sēlost. best.
  • sēlost. best.
  • sēlost. best.
  • betst. best.