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ā, adverb. always; forever.

These spellings occur in the Old English Aerobics texts:

This word occurs 16 times in the Old English Aerobics Anthology. To see a list of occurrences of ā in a text, click a title below. Click a line- or sentence-number to see the word in context.


Battle of Maldon

  • 315 Ā. always.

Boethius on Fame


  • 7 ā. always.

Life of St Æthelthryth

Ohthere and Wulfstan

Sermo Lupi ad Anglos

  • [5] ā. always.
  • [2] aa. always.

Wife's Lament

  • 5 Ā. always.
  • 42 Ā. always.

Ælfric on the Book of Job

Exercises and sample sentences

  • ā. forever.
  • ā. forever.
  • aa. always.
  • ā. always, forever.