rǽd-gifa
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
rǽd-gifa
an; m. One who gives counsel, a counsellor, councillor, adviser; mostly of the king's advisers; it also translates consul Rǽdgifa consiliator, Wrt. Voc. i. 50, 1. Stígand ðe wæs ðæs cinges rǽdgifa and his handprést, Chr. 1051; Th. i. 317, col. 2. Rǽdgifan consulem, Germ. 397, 560. Ðis sindon ða gerǽdnessa ðe Engla rǽdgifan gecuran and gecwǽdan, L. Eth. vi. 1; Th. i. 314, 3. Ealle ðæs kyninges rǽdgyfan (conciliarii ), Chart. Th. 326, 7. Ðone rǽd ðe ic mid mínum rǽdgyfum gerǽdd hæbbe, 307, 10. Rǽdgifena juris peritorum, Hpt. Gl. 524, 69. [Cleope nu to ræde þine rædȝiuen gode, Laym. 11615. O. Sax. rád-geƀo : O. Frs. réd jeva : O. H. Ger. rát-gebo : Icel. ráð-gjafi.] Cf. rǽd-bora and next word.
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