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eard, strong masculine. country; land; homeland.

These spellings occur in the Old English Aerobics texts:

 singularplural
nominativeeard eardas
accusativeeard
genitive
dativeearde
instrumental

This word occurs 24 times in the Old English Aerobics Anthology. To see a list of occurrences of eard in a text, click a title below. Click a line- or sentence-number to see the word in context.

Beowulf

Battle of Maldon

  • 53 eard. country.
  • 58 eard. country.
  • 222 eard. homeland.

Boethius on Fame

  • [34] earde. country, land.

Husband's Message

  • 18 eard. country, land.

Martyrdom of Ælfheah

Sermo Lupi ad Anglos

  • [64] eard. country, land.
  • [62] eard. country, land.
  • [55] earde. country, land.
  • [50] earde. country, land.
  • [29] earde. country, land.
  • [25] earde. country, land.
  • [24] earde. country, land.
  • [20] earde. country, land.
  • [14] earde. country, land.

Exercises and sample sentences

  • eard. country, land.