strǽl
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
strǽl
strél, streál, es ; m. : e ; f. : stræle, an ; f. An arrow, shaft, dart (lit. and fig.) Ðá genam hé his bogan and hine gebende and ðá mid geǽttredum strǽle ongan sceótan . . . Ðá sóna mid ðan ðe se strǽl on flyge wæs, ðá com swíðe mycel windes blǽd, ðæt seó strǽl wearð eft gecyrred, and ðá ðone ilcan mon, ðe heó ǽr from sended wæs, hé sceát, Blickl. Homl. 199, 17-23. Hé cwæð tó ðam deófle: 'Ðú heardeste strǽl tó ǽghwilcre unrihtnesse, 241, 3 : Andr. Kmbl. 2380 ; An. 1191. Hé his costunge streále on ðam móde gefæstnode ðæs cempan. Hé mid ðære geǽttredan streále gewundod wæs . . . Ðá hæfde hine seó deófollíce strǽl mid ormódnysse gewundodne, Guthl. 4 ; Gdwin. 28, 2-14. Swá seó strǽle byþ strangum on handa sicut sagittae in manu potentis, Ps. Th. 126, 5. Leóhtes strǽle ł leóma lucis spiculum, Hymn. Surt. 30, 6. Se mon wæs ofscoten mid his ágenre strǽle mid ðý ðe hé wolde ðone fearr sceótan, Shrn. 83, 6. Hé forð onsendeþ biterne strǽl, Exon. Th. 48, 2 ; Cri. 765. Strǽlas sagittae, Ps. Spl. 63, 8 : Blickl. Homl. 203, 9. Strélas, Ps. Surt. 56, 5. Stréle beóþ scearpe sagittae acutae, Ps. Th. 119, 4 : 143, 7. Scearpum strélum, 63, 4. Hé sende his strǽlas, 17, 14 : Judth. Thw. 24, 34 ; Jud. 223. Ðá hét ic feá strǽla (paucas sagittas ) sendan in ða burh innan, Nar. 10, 22. Hé sendeþ his strǽlo, Bd. 4, 3 ; S. 569, 20. Lǽteþ strǽle fleógan, farende flán, Exon. Th. 386, 4 ; Rä. 4, 56. Hé ða strǽle ðara áwerigdra gásta him fram ásceáf, Guthl. 6 ; Gdwin. 42, 24. Strǽle bitere sendan, Ps. Th. 77, 11 : 76, 14. [Strales hate, Laym. 5695. O. L. Ger. O. H. Ger. strála ; f. sagitta, jaculum : M. H. Ger. strál, strále ; m. f. : Ger. strahl ; m.] v. here-, wæl-, wǽpen-strǽl.
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