Ǽ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
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indecl. f. Law, statute, custom, rite, marriage; lex, statutum, ceremoniæ, ritus, matrimonium God him sette ǽ ðæt ys open lagu God gave them a statute that is a plain law, Ælfc. T. 10, 20. Ǽ Drihtnes the law of the Lord, Ps. Spl. 18, 8: Mt. Bos. 26, 28. God is wísdóm and ǽ woruldbúendra God is the wisdom and law of the inhabitants of the world, Bt. Met. Fox 29, 165; Met. 29, 83. Cristes ǽ the Gospel. Bútan ǽ oððe útlaga an outlaw, Ælfc. Gr. 47; Som. 48, 44. Seó æftere ǽ Deuteronomy, Bd. 1, 27. Húslfatu hálegu ða ǽr Israela in ǽ hæfdon the holy vessels which the Israelites formerly used in their rites, Cd. 212; Th. 262, 29; Dan. 751. Wircaþ his bebodu and his ǽ and his dómas observa præcepta ejus et ceremonias atque judicia, Deut. 11, 1. Stýrde unryhtre ǽ he reproved the unlawful marriage, Exon. 70a; Th. 260, 14; Jul. 297. [O. Sax. éo, m: O. Frs. á, é, éwe, éwa, f: Ger. ehe, f. matrimonium: M. H. Ger. éwe, é, f: O. H. Ger. éwa, éha, éa, f: Sansk. eva, m. course, manner.]
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