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findan, class 3 strong verb. find; obtain from (æt) someone; devise.

These spellings occur in the Old English Aerobics texts:

 singularplural
infinitivefindan
present indicative1
2findst findest
3findeð
past indicative1fond funde Fundon
2
3fand Funde
past participlefunden

This word occurs 22 times in the Old English Aerobics Anthology. To see a list of occurrences of findan in a text, click a title below. Click a line- or sentence-number to see the word in context.

Beowulf

  • 7. funden. found.
  • 1838. findan. find.
  • 2136. fond. found.
  • 2373. findan. obtain.
  • 2789. fand. found.
  • 2870. findan. find.
  • 3033. Fundon. found.
  • 3162. findan. devise.

Alfred the Great's Preface

Battle of Maldon

  • 85 fundon. found.

Boethius on Fame

Husband's Message

  • 12 findest. find.
  • 28 findest. find.

Judith

  • 2 funde. found.
  • 41 fundon. found.
  • 278 Funde. found.

Ohthere and Wulfstan

  • [73] findeð. finds.

Selection of Riddles

  • a11 findan. find.

Waldere

  • 60 findeð. finds.

Wanderer

  • 26 findan. find.

Wife's Lament

  • 18 funde. found.

Exercises and sample sentences

  • findan. find.