rǽden
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
rǽden
rǽdenn, e; f. I. a condition, stipulation Rǽden conditio, Hpt. Gl. 436, 1. Rédin condicio, Wrt. Voc. i. 288, 44 : ii. 17, 10. Ǽlc gebúr sylle .vi. hláfas ðam inswáne ðonne hé his heorde tó mæstene drífe, on ðam sylfum lande ðe ðeós rǽden on stænt, L. R. S. 4; Th. i. 434, 22. Rǽdenne condicione, Wrt. Voc. ii. 104, 59. Ðan (on ða ?) rǽdenne ea conditione, Hpt. Gl. 492, 8. On ða rǽdenne ðe hé him gá tó honda, L. In. 62; Th. i. 142, 3. Ðú bist Godes bearn þurh ða rǽdenne ðæt ðú ðínne feónd lufige, Homl. Th. i. 56, 7. Raedinnae condiciones, Ep. GI. 7 f, 13. II. rule, direction (v. rǽdan, IV) Hæfdon sume mid áþum gefæstnod ðæt hié on hire rǽdenne (rǽdinge, 193, col. a) beón woldan would be under her rule, Chr. 918; Th. i. 192, 12. III. a reckoning, estimating Raedinne taxatione, Wrt. Voc. ii. 122, 1. The word occurs as the second part of many nouns, when its force is much the same as that of the suffixes -ship, -hood, -red, denoting a state, condition. v. bed-, bróðor-, burh-, camp-, feónd-, folc-, freónd-, gafol-, gebed-, gecwid-, gefér-, heord-, híw-, hús-, land-, mǽg-, mann-, meodo-, nám-, teón-, þing-, treów-, un-, weorc-, wíg-, woroldrǽden[n].
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