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leó

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
leó, g. león; [a dat. leóne and acc. f. leó are found as well as regular forms león: the dat. pl. leónum is put under leóna q.v.] m. f.
Wright's OE grammar
§402;
A lion, lioness
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  • Leó

    leo,

      Wrt. Voc. 77, 78.
  • Leó

    leo, leena,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 53, 47, 49.
  • Ðæt nǽfre míne fýnd ne grípen míne sáwle swá swá leó

    nequando rapiat ut leo animam meam,

      Ps. Th. 7, 2: 21, 11.
  • Ðá ongan seó leó fægnian ... Seó leó mid hire earmum scræf geworhte,

      Glostr. Frag. 110, 7, 15.
  • Ðonne seó leó bringþ his hungregum hwelpum hwæt tó etanne,

      Ors. 3, 11; Swt. 142, 24.
  • Seó leó ðeáh hió wel tam sé and hire magister swíðe lufige,

      Bt. 25; Fox 88, 9.
  • Etan león flǽsc ... Nim león gelynde

    to eat lion's flesh ... take lion's suet,

      L. Med. ex Quad. 10, 12; Lchdm. i. 364, 22, 24.
  • Gefriða mé of ðæs león múðe

    libera me de ore leonis,

      Ps. Th. 21, 19.
  • Of león hwelpum,

      56, 4: 103, 20.
  • León hwelpas leunculi, Wrt. Voc. ii. 51, 42.

    Griffus

    fiðerfóte fugel, leóne gelíc on wæstme,
      Wrt. Voc. 78, 2.
  • Hió sceolde forsceoppan tó león and ðonne seó sceolde sprecan ðonne rýnde hió

    she turned into a lioness, and when it ought to have spoken, then she roared,

      Bt. 38, 1; Fox 194, 33.
  • Nán heort ne onscúnode nǽnne león,

      35, 6; Fox 168, 9.
  • Hé gelǽhte áne león be wege,

      Jud. 14, 5.
  • Ða wildan leó hé gewylde

    the wild lion he subdued,

      Ælfc. T. Grn. 7, 16.
  • Ðú miht tredan león and dracan

    conculcabis leonem et draconem,

      Ps. Th. 90, 13: Glostr. Frag. 110, 3.
  • Ús symle león and beran úre ehtan

    incursantibus leonibus ursisque,

      Nar. 12, 3.
  • Ða ðe león wǽron ongunnon rýnan,

      Bt. Met. Fox 26, 165; Met. 26, 68.
  • Tólýseþ leóna mægen

    molas leonum confringet,

      Ps. Th. 57, 5.
  • Hwelpas leóna

    catuli leonum,

      Ps. Spl. 103, 22.
  • Hý man sende in wildra deóra menigo, in leóna and in berena,

      Shrn. 133, 10: Wulfst. 200, 23.
  • Hwænne áhredst [ðú] míne ángan sáwle æt ðǽm leóum (leóm, Ps. Surt.)

    restitue a leonibus unicam meam,

      Ps. Th. 34, 17.
  • Hé hét gelǽdan león and beran, manega and mycele,

      Homl. Skt. 4, 403.
Etymology
[In Orm. and Laym. lea occurs as well as leon. Icel. leó; m: O. H. Ger. lio, leuuo; g. leuuen, Grff. 2, 31.]
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v.  león leóna leá.
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