ǽrend-raca
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ǽrend-raca
ǽrend-wreca, an; m. [ǽrend an errand; raca, wreca from reccan to tell, wrecan to utter] A messenger, ambassador, aa apostle, angel; nuntius, apostolus, angelus Se ǽrendraca nys mǽrra ðonne se ðe hine sende non est apostolus major eo qui misit eum, Jn. Bos. 13,16. Sende he ǽrendracan misit legatarios, Bd. 5, 21; S. 64a, 34. Gabriél Godes ǽrendraca Gabriel God's angel. Hy. 10, 12. Ǽrendraca, Bd. 2, 9; S. 510, 27: 2, 12; S. 513, 8; 515, 3: 1, 12; S. 480, 25. Ǽrendraca an apostle. Wrt. Voc. 42, 1. Ǽrendraca unnytnesse a tale-bearer, Cot. 139. Gesibbe ǽrendracan messengers of peace; caduceatores vel pacifici, Wrt. Voc. 36, 6.
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