ǽdre
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ǽdre
ǽddre, édre, an; f; ǽdr, e; f. I. a channel for liquids, An artery, a vein, fountain, river; arteria, vena, fons, rivus; v. wæter-ǽdre Feorh aléton þurh ǽdra wylm they let life forth through the fountain of their veins, Exon. 72b; Th. 271, 6; Jul. 478. Blédaþ ǽdran the veins shall bleed, Salm. Kmbl. 290; Sal. 144. Swát ǽdrum sprong blood sprang from the veins, Beo. Th. 5925; B. 2966. II. a nerve, sinew, kidney; nervus, ren Wǽron míne ǽdra ealle tolýsde renes mei resoluti sunt, Ps. Th. 72, 17. Ðú canst míne ǽdre ealle tu possedisti omnes renes meos, 138, 11. Ðá for ðam cýle him gescuncan ealle ǽdra then all his sinews shrank because of the cold, Ors. 3, 9; Bos. 64, 39. [Plat. ader: O. Frs. eddere, eddre: O. Dut. adere: Ger. ader: M. H. Ger. áder: O. H. Ger. ádara: Dan. aare: Swed. åder: Norw. aader: O. Nrs. æd, f.] DER. wæter-ǽdre.
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