éðel-stól
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
éðel-stól
es; m. I. a paternal-seat, native-seat, country, habitation; patria sēdes, patria, dŏmĭcĭlium Eafora æfter yldrum éðel-stól heóld the son after his parents ruled the paternal-seat. Cd. 56; Th. 69, 2; Gen. 1129. He éðelstólas healdan cúðe he could hold [his] paternal-seats. Beo. Th. 4732; B. 2371. Engla éðelstól native-seat of angels, Exon. 8 b; Th. 4, 13; Cri. 52: 86b; Th. 326, 1; Wíd. 122. Ðé is éðelstól eft gerymed to thee a habitation is again assigned, Cd. 73; Th. 89, 23; Gen. 1485: 74; Th. 91, 19; Gen. 1514. II. a chief city, metropolis; urbs prīmāria, metrŏpŏlis = μητρόπολις He hét forbærnan Rómána burig, sió his ríces wæs ealles éðelstól he ordered to burn up the city of the Romans, which was the metropolis of his whole empire. Bt. Met. Fox 9, 21; Met. 9, 11.
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