FANDOM


A series of "umlauts" or mutations affect vowels in Old English, which are standard changes.

Umlaut table Edit

The following standard vowel changes are found, both with short and long vowels, the long vowel mutating to its long counterpart and vice versa.

   Example
a => æ faran; he færþ
a => e standen; he stent
o => e dohtor; dehter
u => y mus; mys
æ => e [example?]
e => i cweþan; he cwiþþ
ea => ie eald; ieldra
eo => ie freond; friend

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.