ǽht
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.
ǽht
e; f. [ǽhte = áhte had; p. of ágan to own, possess] I. possessions, property, lands, goods, riches, cattle; opes, substantia, possessio, greges He hæfde mycele ǽhta erat habens multas possessions, Mk. Bos. 10, 22. Esau nam ealle his ǽhta, and eall ðæt he ǽhte Esau took all his goods, and all that he possessed, Gen. 36, 6. Grúndleás gítsung gilpes and ǽhta bottomless avarice of glory and possessions, Bt. Met. Fox 7, 30; Met. 7, 15. Israéla ǽhta the Israelites' possessions, Cd. 174; Th. 218, 23; Dan. 43. Genam on eallum dǽl ǽhtum sínum he took a part of all his possessions, 74; Th. 90, 23; Gen. 1499. Ealle his ǽhta omnem substantiam ejus, Ps. Th. 108, 11. II. possession, power; possessio, potestas His miht and his ǽht ofer middangeard gebledsod his might and power is blessed throughout the earth. Andr. Kmbl. 3432; An. 1720. Ágan us ðis wuldres leóht eall to ǽhte let us get all this light of glory into our possession, Cd. 219; Th. 280, 11; Sat. 254. On ágene ǽht syllan in possessionem dare, Ps. Th. 104, 10, 39: 110, 4. [Scot. audit: O. H. Ger. éht, f: Goth, aíhts, f: O. Nrs. ǽtt, átt family] DER. gold-, máðum-, staðol-, wan-, won-.
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