Old English/Appendices/Adjectives

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Introduction: Introduction - Grammar - Orthography - I-mutation
Grammar: Nouns - Pronouns - Articles - Adjectives - Numbers - Verbs - Participles - Adverbs - Conjunctions - Prepositions - Interjections - Appositives - Word Formation -

This page will contain references for adjectives, irregular adjectives, and lists of adjective synonyms, antonyms, and themed lists.



  • cwicu (live)-dēad (dead)
  • eald (old)-geong (young)
  • eald (old)-nīwe (new)


Tō dēmenne ǣghwæðer ge þǣm cwicum ge þǣm dēadum - to judge both the quick and the dead

Lists of Adjectives[edit]

  • Living: cwicu, libbende
  • Age: eald, ealdorlic, ǣrra