ǼL
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ǼL
es; m. An EEL; anguilla Hwilce fixas gefehst ðú? ǽlas and hacodas what fishes catchest thou? eels and haddocks. Coll. Monast. Th. 23, 33. Ac seó þeód ðone cræft ne cúðo ðæs fiscnóðes nymþe to ǽlum ánum sed piscandi peritia genti nutta nisi ad anguillas tantum inerat, Bd. 4, 13; S. 582, 43. Smæl ǽl a small eel, Cot. 161. [Plat. Dut. Ger. aal, m: M. H. Ger. O. H. Ger. ál, m: Swed. äl, m: Dan. aal, m: O. Nrs. áll, m.] DER. ǽl-net, ǽle-puta.
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