DARU
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.
DARU
daro, e; f. Hurt, harm, damage; damnum, noxa Hwelc is máre daru what is a greater hurt? Bt. 29, 2; Fox 106, 14. Gemétte he his earm and his hand swá hále and swá gesúnde swá him nǽfre bryce ne daro gedón wǽre he found his arm and his hand so hale and so sound, as if breach or hurt had never been done to them, Bd. 3, 2; S. 525, 17. Him to dare to his harm, Exon. 42 b; Th. 144, 2; Gú. 672. Ne astrece ðú ðíne hand búfon ðam cilde, ne him náne ðare ne gedó stretch thou not thine hand over thy son, nor do him any harm, Homl. Th. ii. 60, 35. Búton ǽlcere dare without any hurt, i. 102, 8. Ðæt mód mid þwyrlícum geþohtum hogaþ óðrum dara the mind will meditate harm to others with perverse thoughts, i. 412, 28. [Kil. dere, deyre nocumentum: O. H. Ger. tara, f.]
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