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heofon, strong masculine; strong feminine. heaven.

These spellings occur in the Old English Aerobics texts:

 singularplural
nominativeheofen Heofon
accusativeheofon heofonas heofenas
genitiveheofones heofenes heofona
dativehefene heofene heofenum heofonum hefonum
instrumental

This word occurs 37 times in the Old English Aerobics Anthology. To see a list of occurrences of heofon in a text, click a title below. Click a line- or sentence-number to see the word in context.

Beowulf

  • 52. heofenum. heavens.
  • 1571. hefene. heaven.
  • 1801. heofones. heaven's.
  • 2015. heofones. heaven's.
  • 2072. heofones. heaven's.
  • 3155. Heofon.

Battle of Maldon

  • 172 heofenum. heavens.

Boethius on Fame

  • [16] heofon. heaven.
  • [61] hefonum. heavens.
  • [65] heofones. of the heaven.

Dream of the Rood

  • 45 heofona. of the heavens.
  • 64 heofenes. of the heaven.
  • 85 heofenum. heavens.
  • 103 heofenas. heavens.
  • 134 heofenum. heavens.
  • 140 heofonum. heavens.
  • 154 heofonum. heavens.

Life of St Æthelthryth

  • [30] heofonum. heavens.

Selection of Riddles

  • c12 heofonum. heavens.

Story of Cædmon

  • [24] heofonas. heavens.
  • [13] heofon. heaven.

Wanderer

  • 107 heofonum. heavens.
  • 115 heofonum. heavens.

Ælfric on the Book of Job

  • [45] heofenum. heavens.
  • [18] heofen. heaven.
  • [37] heofenum. heavens.
  • [47] heofenum. heavens.
  • [47] heofenum. heavens.
  • [46] heofenum. heavens.
  • [45] heofenum. heavens.

Exercises and sample sentences

  • heofene. heaven.
  • heofonum. heavens.
  • heofonum. heavens.
  • heofonum. heavens.
  • heofonum. heavens.
  • heofon. heaven.
  • heofonas. heavens.