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CEALF

  • noun [ neuter ]
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Grammar
CEALF, celf, calf, es; pl. cealfru, calfru; n. m.
Wright's OE grammar
§64; §72; §294; §311; §420;
A CALF; vitulus, vitula
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  • He genam án fætt cealf

    tulit vitulum tenerrimum,

      Gen. 18, 7.
  • He ofslóh án fæt celf

    occidit vitulum saginatum,

      Lk. Foxe 15, 27.
  • Ne onfó ic ná of eówrum húse cealfas

    non accipiam de domo tua vitulos,

      Ps. Th. 49, 10.
  • Ðæt hálige cealf

    the holy calf,

      Ps. C. 50, 137; Ps. Grn. ii. 280, 137.
  • Me ymbhringdon mænige calfru

    circumdederunt me vituli multi,

      Ps. Th. 21, 10.
  • Ic ne on-foo of húse ðínum calferu

    non accipiam de domo tua vitulos,

      Ps. Surt. 49, 9.
  • On-settaþ ofer wi-bed ðín calfer

    acc. pl. imponent super altare tuum vitulos,

      50, 21.
Etymology
[Orm. callf: Plat. kalf, kalv, n: O. Sax. calf, n: Dut. kalf, n: Ger. kalb, n: M. H. Ger. kalp, n: O. H. Ger. kalb, n: Goth. kalbo, f. a young cow, heifer: Dan. kalv, m. f: Swed. kalf, m: Icel. kálfr, m.]
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v.  calf calferu calfru calfur cealfian celf cielf.
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  • CEALF, n.