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būtan, conjunction. but; unless; except; except that.

These spellings occur in the Old English Aerobics texts:

This word occurs 13 times in the Old English Aerobics Anthology. To see a list of occurrences of būtan in a text, click a title below. Click a line- or sentence-number to see the word in context.

Beowulf

  • 1560. būton. except that.

Alfred the Great's Preface

  • [34] būton. unless.

Battle of Maldon

  • 71 būton. unless.

Boethius on Fame

  • [2] būton. except that.
  • [78] būton. but.

Life of St Æthelthryth

  • [11] būtan. except.
  • [11] būtan. unless.

Ohthere and Wulfstan

  • [15] būton. except.
  • [8] būton. except that.
  • [3] būton. except that.

Sermo Lupi ad Anglos

  • [16] būtan. unless.

Exercises and sample sentences

  • būton. except.
  • būton. except that.