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em-niht

(n.)
Grammar
em-niht, es; n. [em, emn equal; niht night]

Equal day and night, equinoxæquĭnoctium

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On ðæs hærfestlícan emnihtes ryne in the course of the harvest [autumnal] equinox, Lchdm. iii. 238, 27. To hærfestes emnihte at the autumnal equinox, Th. Diplm. A. D. 902; 151, 11

Linked entry: efen-niht

emnis

(n.)
Grammar
emnis, -niss

evenness, equity

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evenness, equity, Ps. Spl. 9, 8

emnett

(n.)
Grammar
emnett, es; n?

Level ground, a plain plānĭties, campus

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Level ground, a plain; plānĭties, campus He hæfde on ðam émnette gefaren he had marched on the level ground, Ors. 4, 8; Bos. 89, 38

emnian

(v.)

to equal, to make alike

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to equal, to make alike, Som. Ben. Lye

ge-emnian

(v.)
Grammar
ge-emnian, p. ode; pp. od

To make evenmatchadæquare

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To make even, match; adæquare, Som

efen-niht

(n.)
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An equinox Emniht aequinoctium, Wrt. Voc. i. 53, 38. Gif hit wǽre rihtlíce emniht on Sc̃a Marian mæssedæge, Lch. iii. 256, 14. Seó lenctenlice emniht (-nyhte, v. l. ), 12. Seó hærfestlice emniht, 24. Seó emniht byð on .xii. kl.

emnes

(n.)
Grammar
emnes, -ness, -niss, -nyss, e; f.

Evenness, equity, justiceæquĭtas

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Evenness, equity, justice; æquĭtas Drihten ðú gelíffæst me on efnesse oððe emnesse ðínre Dŏmĭne vivĭfĭcābis me in æquĭtāte tua, Ps. Lamb. 142, 11. Emnesse geseah anwlita his æquĭtātem vīdit vultus ejus, 10, 8. He démþ ymbhwyrft eorþan on emnisse ipse

Linked entries: emnis emnys

lencten-líc

(adj.)
Grammar
lencten-líc, adj.
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Ðæs lænctenlíces emnihtes dæg the day of the vernal equinox, Lchdm. iii. 238, 17. Ebréi healdaþ heora geáres annginn on lenctenlícre emnihte, 246, 17. On lenctenlícre tíde in spring time, Hexam. 4; Norm. 8, 3.

corn-teóþung

(n.)
Grammar
corn-teóþung, e; f.
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Tithe of corn Sý cornteóðung ágifen be emnihte, Wlfst. 208, 5: 116, 25

norþ-weard

(adv.)
Grammar
norþ-weard, adv.
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Ðonne heó norðweard byð, þonne macað heó lenctenlice emnihte on middeweardum hyre ryne, Lch. iii. 250, 20-25. Add

dæg-mǽl

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Seó emniht is on .xii[^m]ᵃ kl. April., swá swá þá geleáfullan rǽderas hit gesetton, and eác gewisse dægmǽl (-mælas, v. l. ) ús swá tǽcað, Lch. iii. 256, 22. . Add:

emnettan

(v.)
Grammar
emnettan, emnyttan, to emnettenne; p. te; pp. ed

To make even or equal, to regulateæquāre, coæquāre

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To make even or equal, to regulate; æquāre, coæquāre Synt to emnettenne be ðissere emnihte they are to be regulated by this equinox. Bd. de nat. rerum; Wrt. popl. science 11, 15; Lchdm. iii. 256, 24. Ic emnytte coæquo, Ælfc. Gr. 47; Som. 48, 56

hærfestlíc

(adj.)
Grammar
hærfestlíc, adj.
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On ðæs hærfestlícan emnihtes ryne in the course of the autumnal equinox, Lchdm. iii. 238, 28 : 252, 1

ealu-gafol

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Ǽrest æt hilcan híwisce feówerti penega tó herfestes emnihte, and vi ciricmittan ealað, C. D. vi. 147, 15. Sylle se gebúr .vi. penegas ofer Éstre, healfne sester hunies tó Hláfmæssan, .vi. systres mealtes tó Martines mæsse, iii. 451, 6.

Eáster-tíd

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Is beboden on ðám regole þe ús gewissað be þǽre Eástertíde ꝥ nǽfre ne sý se hálga Eásterdæg gemǽrsod ǽr þan þe seó lenctenlice emniht sý ágán, 256, 11. On Eástertíd, Chr. 774; P. 51, 28. Ðám mannum ðe ic nú on Eástertídum feoh sealde, C.

ge-scapennys

(n.)
Grammar
ge-scapennys, -nyss, e; f.
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A creation, creating, formation; creātio, figmentum Se emnihtes dæg is se feórþa dæg ðysse wornlde gescapennysse the day of the equinox is the fourth day of the creation of this world, Bd. de nat. rerum; Wrt. popl. science 4, 14, 16; Lchdm. iii. 238,

Eáster-lic

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Eáster, Æfter þǽre eásterlican emnihte, Angl. viii. 330, 6

ge-dafenlic

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Wé willað ymbe þás emnihte sprecan on gedefenlicre stówe, Lch. iii. 240, 2. Hé wæs healdende swýðe gedafenlice ylde on his þeáwum, Gr. D. 95, l. Weorþiaþ God mid gedafenlicum þingum. Bl. H. 41, 9. Add

Linked entry: ge-défelic

ge-rímcræft

(n.)
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Þá Egiptiscan þe sélost cunnon on gerímcræfte tealdón ꝥ seó lenctenlice emniht is on duodecima kl. April. Lch. iii. 256, 7. Wise Rómáne gesetton on gerímcraefte þæt nǽfre ǽr xi. kl. Aprelis Eástortíd gewurðan sceal, 226, 8 : Hex. 8, 5.

hærfest

(n.)
Grammar
hærfest, es; m.
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Foran tó hærfestes emnihte ante æquinoctium autumnale, L. Ecg. P. 11; Th. ii. 208, 2 : Th. Chart. 151, 11. On hærfæste in autumno, Coll. Monast. Th. 26, 5. Ðis wæs on hærfest this was in autumn, Chr. 918; Erl. 104, 16

Linked entry: herfest