ilk, or ilcan

Ronald Kephart (rkephart@OSPREY.UNF.EDU)
Sun, 17 Mar 1996 15:05:22 -0500

Just for fun, here's an Old English sentence using ilk (spelled ilc- in those
days) as 'same' (minus the diacritics):

Thy ilcan geare gesette Aelfred cyning Lundunberg.
(in) that same year occupied Alfred king London
'In that same year King Alfred occupied London'

Ronald Kephart
Dept of Language & Literature
University of North Florida
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