an-lícnes
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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an-lícnes
on-lícnes, and-lícnis, -lícness, -lícnyss, e; f. I. a likeness, image, similitude, resemblance; imago, similitudo Mon wæs to Godes anlícnesse ǽrest gesceapen man was to God's image first shapen, Cd. 75; Th. 92, 15; Gen. 1529. Hwæs anlícnys ys ðis? cujus est imago hæc? Mt. Bos. 22, 20. God gesceóp man to his andlícnisse creavit Deus hominem ad imaginem suam, Gen. 1, 27. On ðæs mannes sáwle is Godes anlícnyss in the soul of the man is God's image, Hexam. 11; Norm. 18, 21. Uton gewyrcan mannan to úre anlícnysse and to úre gelícnysse faciamus hominem ad imaginem nostram et similitudinem nostram, 11; Norm. 18, 14, 20, 21, 25. God worhte Adam to his anlícnysse. On hwilcum dǽle hæfþ se man Godes anlícnysse on him? On ðære sáwle, ná on ðam líchaman. Ðæs mannes sáwl hæfþ on hire gecynde ðære Hálgan Þrýnnysse anlicnysse; forðan ðe heó hæfþ on hire þreó þing, ðæt is gemynd, and andgit and willa God made Adam in his own likeness. In which part has man the likeness of God in him? In the soul, not in the body. The soul of man has in its nature a likeness to the Holy Trinity; for it has in it three things, these are memory, and understanding, and will, Homl. Th. i. 288, 14-19. II. a parable; parabola Ic on anlícnessum ontýne mínes sylfes múþ aperiam in parabolis os meum, Ps. Th. 77, 2. v. big-spell, gelícnes, II. III. an image, statue, idol, stature, height; statua, simulacrum, statura He wundoragræfene anlícnesse geseh he beheld a wondrously-carved image, Andr. Kmbl. 1425 ; An. 713. Tobrec hira anlícnyssa confringes statuas eorum, Ex. 23, 24: Cd. 119; Th. 154, 33; Gen. 2565. Anlícnes agalma, vel iconisma, vel idea, Ælfc. Gl. 81; Som. 72, 123. Hwylc mæg ícan áne elne to his anlícnesse? quis potest adjicere ad staturam suam cubitum unum? Lk. Bos. 12, 25.
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