nædre
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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nædre
næddre, an; f. Any kind of serpent, adder, viper Nædre gipsa, Wrt. Voc. ii. 41, 55 : natrix, 97, 36 : 60, 77. Snaca oððe nædre coluber, 16, 75. Gerumpenu, gehyrnedu nædre coluber cerastis. 15, 68 : 16, 2. Mé nædre beswác, Cd. Th. 55, 20; Gen. 897. Næddre vipera vel serpens vel anguis, Wrt. Voc. i. 78, 55. Fleónde næddre, 24, 1. Ðære nedran basilisci, ii. 12, 2 : 86, 58. Efter gelícnisse nedran (serpentes ), Ps. Surt. 57, 5: Cd. Th. 271, 8; Sat. 102. Ðære scortan næddran spalangii, Hpt. Gl. 450, 25. Nedran colubri, Kent. Gl. 1095. God cwæþ tó ðære næddran (ad serpentem ), Gen. 3, 14. Nædran celidrum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 21, 21. Nædran hilidros, i. celidros, 43, 38. Swá swá Moyses áhóf ða næddran . . . Ðá sende God fýrene næddran . . . God bebeád Moyse ðæt hé gewothte áne ǽrene næddran, and sette up tó tácne, and ðæt hé manode ðæt folc ðæt swá hwá swá fram ðám næddrum ábiten wǽre, besáwe up tó ðære ǽrenan næddran, Homl. Th. ii. 238, 4-19. Nædran serpentes, Ps. Th. 139, 3. Gif mon hine (gagates) on fýr déþ, ðonne fleóþ ðǽr neddran onweg, Bd. 1, 1; S. 473, 25. Nædrena draconum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 27, 71. Næddrena áttor venenum aspidum, Deut. 32, 33. Lá næddrena (ætterna, Lind. ; nedrana, Rush.) cyn progenies viperarum, Mt. Kmbl. 3, 7 : 12, 34. Hig wurpon ealle hira gyrda nyðer and hí wurdon tó næddrum (versae sunt in dracones ), Ex. 7, 12. [Goth. nadrs ; Icel. naðr (in poetry) ; m.; naðra ; f. : O. Sax. nadra : O. H. Ger. natra, natara ; f. : Ger. natter.] v. hilde-, mere-, wæter-nædre.
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