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heáh-nes

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Grammar
heáh-nes, heán-, heá-nes, -ness, e; f.
Wright's OE grammar
§5; §47; §135; §136; §163; §174; §187; §221; §328; §329; §427; §428; §440; §443; §557;
Highness, height, highest point, elevation, loftiness, sublimity, excellence
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  • Ðæs heánes wǽre óð monnes swyran

    its height was up to a man's neck,

      Shrn. 81, 13.
  • Sió heánes ðara munta

    altitudo montium,

      Past. 51, 5; Swt. 397, 36.
  • Hú micel síó heánes is and hú soðlíc

    quam sit vera excellentia,

      41, 1; Swt, 299, 4.
  • Mægnes heánnes

    excellentia virtutis,

      Bd. 3, 13; S. 538, 38.
  • Heánnise hiordes

    celsitudo pastoris,

      Rtl. 32, 21.
  • Heánnisse ðínes mæht

    sublimitatis tuæ potentia,

      97, 27.
  • Þrittig fæðma on heáhnisse

    thirty cubits in height,

      Gen. 6, 15.
  • Of eorþan heánesse óð heofones heáhnesse

    a summo terræ usque ad summum cæli,

      Mk. Skt. 13, 27.
  • On ðæs heáhnysse ufeweardre

    on the very top of it [the stalk],

      Herb. 173. 1; Lchdm. 302, 24.
  • Wé ne mágon for ðære fyrlynan heáhnysse hí nǽfre geseón

    we cannot ever see it [heaven] for its remote elevation,

      Lchdm. iii. 232, 15.
  • Hé hæfde swá mycele heánnesse on ðæt cyneríce

    tantum in regno excellentiæ habuit,

      Bd. 2, 16; S. 520, 8.
  • For ðæs ríces heánesse him weóxon ofermetto

    in tumorem superbiæ culmine potestatis excrevit,

      Past. 17, 4; Swt. 113, 6, 20.
  • Heó biþ áfeorrod swíðe feor from ðære sóðan heánesse

    ab altitudine veræ celsitudinis elongatur,

      41, 2; Swt. 301, 20.
  • On ðære heofonlícan heánnesse

    in heaven on high,

      Shrn. 82, 20: Exon. 65 a; Th. 239, 34; Ph. 631: Elen. Kmbl. 2247; El. 1125.
  • Gode sý wuldor on heáhnesse

    gloria in altissimis deo,

      Lk. Skt. 2, 14.
  • Ðín mægen is swá mǽre swá ðæt ǽnig ne wát ðá deópnesse drihtnes mihta ne ða heáhnisse heofena kyninges

    thy power is so excellent that none knows the depth of the might of the lord nor the height of heaven's king,

      Hy. 3, 35; Hy. Grn. ii. 282, 35.
  • Ástígend on heáhnisse

    ascendens in altum,

      Rtl. 83, 3.
  • Ósanna on heáhnessum

    osanna in excelsis,

      Mk. Skt. 11, 10: Ps. Th. 92, 5: Exon. 13 b; Th. 25, 34; Cri. 410: 10 a; Th. 10, 35; Cri. 162.
  • Of heánessum

    de alto,

      Ps. Th. 143, 8.
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