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LÁR

  • noun [ feminine ]
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Grammar
LÁR, e; f.
Wright's OE grammar
§133; §215; §225; §367;
LORE, teaching, instruction, learning, knowledge, cunning, science, preaching, doctrine, dogma, precept
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  • Lár

    disciplina: doctrina,

      Ælfc. Gl. 80; Som. 72, 100, 101; Wrt. Voc. 46, 57, 58.
  • Folclíc lár

    omilia,

      35; Som. 62, 75; Wrt. Voc. 28, 53.
  • Lár

    dogma,

      Ælfc. Gr. 9; Som. 8, 24.
  • On ðam wæs áwriten lár and Sóðfæstnys

    in quo erat Doctrina et Veritas,

      Lev. 8, 8.
  • Seó hálige lár

    sancta prædicatio,

      Bd. 1, 27; S. 495, 40.
  • Seó rihtgelýfde lár wæs dæghwamlíce weaxende

    crescente per dies institutione catholica,

      3, 28; S. 560, 39.
  • Bisceopes dægweorc biþ ... lár oððon leornung

    a bishop's daily work .. is ... teaching or learning,

      L. I. P. 8; Th. ii. 314, 19.
  • Him tó fultume godcendre láre

    sibi adjutorem evangelizandi,

      Bd. 2, 4; S. 505, 14.
  • Mynster tó timbrianne ðám monnum ða ðe Scotta láre fyligdon

    ad construendum monasterium his qui Scottos sequebantur,

      5, 19; S. 638, 39.
  • Láre

    gravitate,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 40, 34.
  • Ic mé gúþbordes sweng láre gebearh

    I warded off the blow from me by cunning,

      Cd. 128; Th. 163, 7; Gen. 2693.
  • Hé sceal habban láre ðæt hé máge Godes folc mid wísdóme lǽran

    he must have learning, that he may be able to instruct God's people with wisdom,

      Homl. Th. i. 206, 26.
  • Hú giorne ða godcundan hádas wǽron ǽgðer ge ymbe láre ge ymbe liornunga ... and hú man útanbordes wisdóm and láre hieder on lond sóhte

    how diligent the clergy were about teaching and learning ... and how wisdom and instruction were sought here by foreigners,

      Past. pref; Swt. 3, 9-12.
  • Ne sceolan ða láreówas ágímeleásian ða láre,

      Blickl. Homl. 47, 29: 7, 11.
  • Tó bodigenne godcunde láre

    ad prædicandum,

      Bd. 2, 3; S. 504, 16.
  • Þurh his láre

    docendo,

      2, 20; S. 522, 22.
  • Hé godspellíce láre lǽrde

    opus evangelizandi exsequens,

      3, 19; S. 547, 9.
  • Háliges láre [cf. langsum leornung, 2962]

    the story of the saint,

      Andr. Kmbl. 2955; An. 1480.
  • Lǽre

    disciplinam,

      Ps. Spl. 118, 66.
  • Bodigende his láre

    prædicans præceptum ejus,

      Ps. Lamb. 2, 6.
  • Hálige lára

    dogmatum,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 27, 58.
  • Ic wolde ymbe ðone lǽcedóm ðara ðínra lára hwéne máre gehýran

    I would hear a little more of the medicine of those instructions of thine,

      Bt. 22, 1; Fox 76, 17.
  • Lárna,

      Exon. 117 a; Th. 450, 17; Dóm. 89: Andr. Kmbl. 964; An. 482.
  • Gif wé óðre men teala lǽraþ, and hié be úrum lárum rihtlíce for Gode libbaþ, ðonne bringe wé Drihtne swétne stenc on úrum dǽdum and lárum,

      Blickl. Homl. 75, 14.
  • Hig lǽraþ manna lára

    docentes doctrinas hominum,

      Mt. Kmbl. 15, 9.
  • Betwih óðre láre tó lifigeanne

    inter alia vivendi documenta,

      Bd. 3, 5; S. 526, 20.
  • Wið Aureum and his láre

    contra Arium et ejusdem dogmata,

      4, 17; S. 585, 44: 586, 1.
  • Wé sceolan healdan ða lára ðara feówer godspellera

    we must keep the precepts of the four evangelists,

      Blickl. Homl. 35, 11.
exhortation, admonition, counsel, suggestion, instigation, persuasion
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  • Mid his getrymnesse and láre

    ejus hortatu,

      Bd. 1, 33; S. 498, 35.
  • Mid his dæghwamlícre láre

    quotidiana exhortatione,

    2
      9; S. 510, 37.
  • Láre

    hortamentis,

      Wrt. Voc. ii. 42, 55.
  • Ealle ða men Julius hér ofsleán ðe æt ðære láre wǽron ðæt mon Pompeius ofslóg

    Julius ordered all the men to be killed who advised that Pompey should be slain,

      Ors. 5, 12; Swt. 242, 23.
  • Hé wið his hláford wan for óðra manna láre

    he fought against his lord at the instigation of other men,

      6, 35; Bos. 131, 11.
  • Hlyste mínre láre

    acquiesce consiliis meis,

      Gen. 27, 8.
  • Þurh Wulfheres láre

    suggerente rege Wulfhere,

      Bd. 4, 13; S. 582, 7.
  • Wes ðú ús lárena gód

    be liberal to us of thy counsels,

      Beo. Th. 544; B. 269.
  • Lárum

    hortamentis,

      Bd. 2, 2; S. 502, 14.
  • Hié swýðor fylgaþ deófles lárum

    they rather follow the suggestions of the devil,

      Blickl. Homl. 25, 10 : 61, 13.
  • Ðín ríce for his lárum gefealleþ

    thy kingdom will fall because of his counsels,

      181, 34.
Etymology
[O. Sax. léra: O. Frs. láre: O. H. Ger. léra doctrina, dogma, sermo, præceptum, exhortatio, consultum: Ger. lehre.]
Derived forms
DER. bóc-, folc-, freónd-, mis-, un- lár.
Linked entries
v.  folc-lár lǽr.
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