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íg-land

  • noun [ neuter ]
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Grammar
íg-land, es ; n.
An island
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  • Brittene ígland is ehta hund míla lang and twá hund brád. And hér sind on ðis íglande fíf geþeóde

    the island of Britain is eight hundred miles long and two hundred broad. And at present there are five languages in this island,

      Chr. pref; Erl. 3, 1.
  • Heora cyng him gesealde ðæt ígland ðe man Ii nemnaþ,

      565; Erl. 18, 1.
  • Sió wunode on ðam íglande,

      Bt. 38, 1; Fox 194, 21.
  • Hié cómon on án ígland ðæt is úte on ðære sǽ ðæt is Meresig háten,

      Chr. 895; Erl. 93, 24 : Bt. 38, 1; Fox 184, 11.
  • Ðæt íland ðe wé hátaþ Thyle,

      29, 3 ; Fox 106, 23.
Etymology
[Laym. i-lond : Icel. ey-land.]
Similar entries
v. eá-, ég-, eig-land.
Linked entries
v.  eá-land ég-land.
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