Wp/enm/Wikipaedia:Spelling and grammar
This page will detail the grammar used on the test wiki for Middle English. While the actual grammar did vary over time, it is helpful to have a baseline for everyone to use.
Verbs take endings depending on the person doing the action. They usually take the following endings:
- I/ich -e
- þou -est
- he, schee, it -eþ
- we, ge, þei/hi -eþ
- The infinitive ends in -en
- Subjunctive ends in -e
To be (been) 
- Inflected infinitive: to beonne
- Present Indicative: ich am, þou art/beest, he is/beeþ, we/ȝe/þei beeþ/bee(n)/arn
- Present Subjunctive: ich/þou/he be; we/ȝe/þei be(n)
- Past Indicative: ich was, þou wast/were, he was, we/ȝe/þei were(n)
- Past Subjunctive: ich/þou/he were; we/ȝe/þei were(n)
- Imperative: be!/beþ!
- Participles: beande or being, (i-)been
Strong verb sample (singen) 
- Inflected infinitive: to singen
- Present Indicative: ich sing(e), þou singest, he singeþ, we/ȝe/þei singen
- Present Subjunctive: ich/þou/he sing(e); we/ȝe/þei sing(en)
- Past Indicative: ich sang, þou sung, he sang, we/ȝe/þei sung(en)
- Past Subjunctive: ich/þou/he sung, we/ȝe/þei sung(en)
- Imperative: sing!/singen!
- Participles: singende/singing(e), (i)sung(en)
Weak verb sample (luven) 
- Inflected infinitive: to luven
- Present Indicative: ich luve, þou luvest, he luveþ, we/ȝe/þei luveþ
- Present Subjunctive: ich/þou/he luve, we/ȝe/þei luve/luven
- Past Indicative: ich luved(e), þou luvedest, he luved(e), we/ȝe/þei luved/luveden
- Past Subjunctive: ich/þou/he luved(e), we/ȝe/þei luved/luveden
- Imperative: luve!/luveþ!
- Participles: luvend, iluved
In the singular, adjectives can either have no ending or end with -e. Plural adjectives or adjectives after þe almost always have the weak ending -e.