FÆC
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.
FÆC
es; pl. nom. acc. facu; gen. faca; n. Space, interval, distance, portion of time; spătium, intervallum, tempŏris intervallum On swá lytlum fæce in so short a space, Elen. Kmbl. 1917; El. 960. Ðæt wæs on fæce syxtig furlanga fram Hierusalem quod ĕrat in spătio stădiōrum sexāginta ab Ierūsālem, Lk. Bos. 24, 13. Hí binnon lytlan fæce gewendon to Lundene they within a little space went to London, Chr. 1016; Erl. 155, 22. Myccle fæce multo intervallo, Bd. 1, 1; S. 473, 10. Ymb lytel fæc after a little time, Elen. Kmbl. 543; El. 272: 765; El. 383. Þurh lytel fæc for a little space, Exon. 35 b; Th. 115, 6; Gú. 185. Se þeódwíga þreónihta fæc swífeþ on swefote the noble creature is dormant in slumber a three nights' space, 96 a; Th. 357, 34; Pa. 38. Geseah he ánre stówe fæc vīdit ūnius lŏci spătium, Bd. 3, l0; S. 534, 19. Unfyrn faca in a little time, Andr. Kmbl. 2741; An. 1373. Twegra dæga fæc two days' space; duārum diērum spătium, R. Ben. 53. Fífwintra fæc five years' space; olympias, Ælfc. Gl. 16; Som. 58, 69; Wrt. Voc. 21, 56. Lytel fæc a little time, interval; intervallum, Ælfc. Gr. 47; Som. 48, 35: Beo. Th. 4472; B. 2240. Æfer fæce after a while, afterwards; postmŏdum, Bd. 3, 5; S. 527, 16: 5. 23; S. 645, 33. [Plat. fak: Frs. feck cămĕra, spătium, intervallum: O. Frs. fek, fak: Dut. vak, n. an empty place or space: Ger. fach, n. any inclosed space: M. H. Ger. vach, n: O. H. Ger. fah mænia: Dan. fag, n. a department, office: Swed. fack, n. a compartment.]
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