hǽlþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hǽlþ
e; f. Health, healing, cure Ðám áríst rihtwísnysse sunne and hǽlþ is on hyre fiðerum to them shall arise the sun of righteousness, and healing is on its wings, Lchdm. iii. 236, 31. Ðes þegen bæd for his þeówan hǽlþe this officer prayed for the health of his servant, Homl. Th. i. 128, 1. For hǽlþe heora untrumra for the healing of their sick, ii. 396, 21. Úre líchamana hǽlþe wé áwendaþ we pervert the health of our bodies, 540, 9. Ealle ða wundra and hǽlþa áwrítan to write down all the miracles and cures, 28, 10. [O. H. Ger. heilida sanitas, salus.]
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