nægel
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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nægel
nægl, es; m. I. the nail of a finger or toe Nægel unguis; næglas ungues, Wrt. Voc. i. 43, 60. Fingras digiti . . . nægel ungula, 65, 4. Nægl, 283, 25. Nægl unguana, ii. 124, 10. Gif nægl of honda weorðe if a nail come off a hand, Lchdm. iii. 58, 7 : ii. 80, 20. Gif þuman nægl of weorðeþ, .iii. scill. gebéte . . . Æt ðám neglum gehwylcum scilling if a thumb-nail come off (from a blow) the bót shall be iii shillings . . . For each finger-nail a shilling (cf. L. Alf. pol. 56-60; Th. i. 94, 96 where the bót for the thumb-nail is 5 shillings, for the nail of the fore-finger and for that of the ring-finger 4 shillings each, for that of the middle finger 2 shillings, and for that of the little finger one shilling ), L. Ethb. 54. 55; Th. i. 16, 9-14. Wið scurfedum nægle; nim gecyrnadne sticcan, sete on ðone nægl, Lchdm. ii. 150, 4 : i. 370, 9 : iii. 114, 21. Deóplíc dǽdbót biþ ...; ðæt íren ne cume on hǽre ne on nægle, L. Edg. C. 10 ; Th. ii. 280, 21. God of ðam láme flǽsc worhte and blód, bán and fell, fex and næglas, Homl. Th. i. 236, 16. II. a nail, peg Nægl clavus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 22, 10. Nægl paxillum, palum, 116, 27. Nægles epigri vel clavi, i. 39, 63. Nægle cuspide, ii. 21, 24. Ðǽr hýdde wǽron næglas (the nails by which Christ was fastened to the cross ) on eorþan, Elen. Kmbl. 2216; El. 1109 : 2227; El. 1115 : 2344; El. 1173. Ne gelýfe ic búton ic geseó ðæra nægela (clavorum ) fæstnunge on his handa, and ic dó mínne finger on ðære nægela stede, Jn. Skt. 20, 25. Ðæt fýr eode andlang ðara nægla ðe seó studu mid gefæstnad wæs tó ðam wáge, Bd. 3, 17; S. 544, 31, col. 1. Mid næglum þurh-drífan ða hwítan honda, Exon. Th. 68, 27; Cri. 1110 : Rood Kmbl. 91 ; Kr. 46. Hié námon treówu, and slógon on óðerne ende monige scearpe ísene næglas, Ors. 4, 1 ; Swt. 158, 5. Heó lǽdde tó hire suna ða ísenan næglas ðe wǽron ádrifene þurh Cristes folman, Homl. Th. ii. 306, 15. Nægelas geseón anxsumnysse getácnaþ, Lchdm. iii. 212, 24. III. an instrument for striking the strings of a harp, v. hearpe-nægel, Exon. Th. 332, 12; Vy. 84. [O. Sax. nagal (in both senses) : O. Frs. neil (in both senses) : O. H. Ger. nagal unguis, clavus. paxillus : Icel. nagl unguis; nagli clavus : cf. Goth. ga-nagljan.] v. hearpe-, scóh-, steór-nægel.
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