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Ǽ

  • noun [ feminine ]
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Grammar
Ǽ, indecl. f.
Wright's OE grammar
§134; §266; §390; §565;
Law, statute, custom, rite, marriage; lex, statutum, ceremoniæ, ritus, matrimonium
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  • God him sette ǽ ðæt ys open lagu

    God gave them a statute that is a plain law,

    • Ælfc. T. 10, 20
    • .
  • Ǽ Drihtnes

    the law of the Lord,

    • Ps. Spl. 18, 8
    • :
    • Mt. Bos. 26, 28
    • .
  • God is wísdóm and ǽ woruldbúendra

    God is the wisdom and law of the inhabitants of the world,

    • Bt. Met. Fox 29, 165
    • ;
    • Met. 29, 83
    • .
  • Cristes ǽ the Gospel. Bútan ǽ oððe útlaga

    an outlaw,

    • Ælfc. Gr. 47; Som. 48, 44
    • .
  • Seó æftere ǽ

    Deuteronomy,

    • Bd. 1, 27
    • .
  • Húslfatu hálegu ða ǽr Israela in ǽ hæfdon

    the holy vessels which the Israelites formerly used in their rites,

    • Cd. 212; Th. 262, 29
    • ;
    • Dan. 751
    • .
  • Wircaþ his bebodu and his ǽ and his dómas

    observa præcepta ejus et ceremonias atque judicia,

    • Deut. 11, 1
    • .
  • Stýrde unryhtre ǽ

    he reproved the unlawful marriage,

    • Exon. 70a; Th. 260, 14
    • ;
    • Jul. 297
    • .
Etymology
[
O. Sax. éo, m:
O. Frs. á, é, éwe, éwa, f:
Ger. ehe, f. matrimonium:
M. H. Ger. éwe, é, f:
O. H. Ger. éwa, éha, éa, f:
Sansk. eva, m. course, manner.
]
Linked entries
v.  ǽ-fyllende.
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  • Ǽ, n.