ilca
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective, Pronoun
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ilca
pron. [occurs in the weak declension only]. The same Hé sylf oððe se ylca ipse; heó sylf oððe seó ylce ipsa; hí sylfe oððe ða ylcan ipsi, Ælfc. Gr. 15 ; Som. 18, 53-4. Ðú byst se ilca se ðú ǽr wǽre tu idem ipse es, Ps. Th. 101, 24. Se ilca hét ácwellan ða rícostan witan the same man [Nero] ordered the greatest senators to be killed, Bt. Met. Fox 9, 47; Met. 9, 24. Hæfþ se ilca god eorþan and wætere mearce gesette the same God hath appointed a limit to earth and water, 11, 127 ; Met. 11, 64. Ðis is se ilca ealwalda god ðone on fyrndagum fæderas cúðon, Andr. Kmbl. 1501; An. 752. Seó ylce bóc idem libellus, Bd. 4, 10; S. 578, 16. Hé weorþan sceolde eft ðæt ilce ðæt hé ǽrðon wæs it should become again the same, that it was before, Exon. 61 a ; Th. 224, 21 ; Ph. 379. Hié cwǽdon ðæt tæt ilce hiera geférum geboden wǽre they said that the same offer had been made to their comrades, Chr. 755; Erl. 50, 22. On ðisse ylcan tíde hac ipsa hora, Ex. 9, 18. On ðære ylcan tíde eadem hora; Wick. in the same hour, Lk. Skt. 24, 33. Hí smeágaþ unriht and on ðam ilcan forweorþaþ scrutati sunt iniquitatem; defecerunt scrutantes scrutinio, Ps. Th. 63, 5. Gelíce ðisse ilcan ðe wé ymb sprecaþ like the very one we are talking about, Bt. Met. Fox 26, 5 ; Met. 26, 3. Ðisne ilcan þreát this same band, Exon. 16 a; Th. 36, 2 ; Cri. 570. Ðyssum ylcum tídum his temporibus, Bd. 5, 7; S. 621, 14. Swá ðám ilcum byþ ðe nellaþ ðínre ǽ bebod healdan so shall it be with those, who will not keep thy law, Ps. Th. 118, 36. [Ilk is used as late as the time of Chaucer, and remains yet in the phrase 'of that ilk,' but its place was gradually occupied by same (the Icelandic sami))]
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