DEÓR
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
DEÓR
diór, es; n. An animal, any sort of wild animal, a wild beast, DEER; mostly in contrast to domestic animals; fĕra, bestia Is ðæt deór pandher háten the animal is called panther, Exon. 959; Th. 356, 16; Pa. 12. Ðæt is wrætlíc deór, hiwa gehwylces that is a curious beast, of every hue, 95 b; Th. 356, 29; Pa. 19. God geworhte ðære eorþan deór æfter hira hiwum, and ða nítenu on heora cynne fēcit Deus bestias terræ juxta spĕcies suas, et jumenta in genĕre suo, Gen. 1, 25. Uton wircean man to andlícnisse, and to úre gelícnisse, and he sig ofer ða deór faciāmus homĭnem ad imagĭnem, et similitudĭnem nostram, et præsit bestiis, 1, 26. Lǽde seó eorþe forþ cuce nítena on heora cinne, and deór æfter heora hiwum prodūcat terra anĭmam viventem, jumenta in genĕre suo, et bestias terræ secundum spĕcies suas, 1, 24. Ohthere hæfde, ðá he ðone cyningc sóhte, tamra deóra unbebohtra syx hund. Ða deór hí hátaþ hránas Ohthere had, when he came to the king, six hundred of tame DEER unbought [non emptus untrafficked or traded in]. These DEER they call reins, Ors. 1, 1; Bos. 20, 25-27. Réðe deór a fierce beast; bellua, Ælfc. Gl. 18; Som. 58, 126. Ánhyrne deór a one-horned beast, unicorn, rhinoceros; unicornis vel monocĕros vel rinocĕros, μoνόκερωs vel ρινόκερωs, 18; Som, 58, 130; Wrt. Voc. 22, 43: 78, 1. [R. Brun. Chauc. R. Glouc. der: Laym. Orm. deor, der: Plat. deert, n: O. Sax. dier, n: O. Frs. diar, dier, n: Dut. dier, n: Ger. thier, n: M. H. Ger. tier, n: O. H. Ger. tior, tier, n: Goth. dius, n: Dan. dyr, n: Swed. djur, n: Icel. dýr, n: Grk. θήρ a wild beast.] DER. heá-deór, mere-, ráh-, sǽ-, wǽg-, wild-.
This is a supplementary entry with editorial changes to an entry in the main volume of the dictionary. Look under the 'Possibly connected entries' below, or for the same headword in the list to the left.

A Combined List of Abbreviations.

Abbreviation not recognized. See:

A Combined List of Abbreviations.