þynne
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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þynne
adj. Thin Ðæt ic reccan móste þicce and þynne, Exon. Th. 424, 8; Rä. 41, 36. Ic dó sum ðing ðinre tenuo, Ælfc. Gr. 24; Zup. 137, 9. I. of dimension, 1. thin, lean, the opposite of fat or stout Þynne monn galbus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 42, 11. Ne mæg him se líchoma batian, ac bið blác and þynne, Lchdnl. ii. 206, 11. 2. thin, the opposite of thick Mid ðynre tyrf bewrigen obtectus cespite tenui, Bd. 5, 6; S. 619, 20. Hé hæfde midmycle neosu ðynne vir naso pertenui, 2, 16; S. 519, 34. Seóh þurh þynne hrægl, Lchdm. ii. 290, 4. Seó wyrt hafaþ þynne leáf, Lchdm. i. 288, 16. 3. thin, the opposite of broad Ðæt seó ðynneste dolhswaþo ætýwde ut tenuissima cicatricis vestigia parerent, Bd. 4, 19; S. 589, 19. II. of density, 1. where the parts of a whole are not close together, thin Oft of ðinnum rénscúrum fléwð seó eorðe, Homl. Th. ii. 466, 7. In sceagan ðǽr hé þynnest is, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 391, 15. 2. applied to liquids, air, etc., thin Sum útgang biþ þynne, suns mid þiccum wǽtum geondgoten, Lchdm. ii. 276, 24. Hit sié þicce swá þynne bríw, 314, 4. Lyft is líchamlíc gesceaft, swýðe þynne, iii. 272, 17. Þynne wín, ii. 254, 18. Snáw cymð of ðam þynnum wǽtan, iii. 278, 23. Hé elles ne ðeah nemne medmicel hláfes mid ðynre meolce lac novum in phiala ponere solebat, et post noctem ablata superficie crassiore, ipse residuum cum modico pane bibebat, Bd. 3, 27; S. 559, 35. Ǽr se þicca mist þynra weorðe, Met. 5, 6. III. fig. 1. thin, weak, feeble Hwilc sié sió gecynd ðæs líchoman, hwæðer hió sié strang ðe heard ... ðe hió sié hnesce and mearwe and þynne, Lchdm. ii. 84, 14. Ðynre éþunge ánre ætýwde ðæt hé lífes wæs halitu tantum pertenui quia viveret demonstrans, Bd. 5, 19; S. 640, 24. 2. delicate, fine Andgyt þénunge gearwigende Gode þýhð symle and þynne hit byð sensus officium exhibens Deo uiget semper et tenuis fit, Scint. 52, 9. [O. H. Ger. dunni tenuis: Icel. þunnr.]
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