BRÆGEN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
BRÆGEN
brægn, bragen, es; n. The BRAIN; cerebrum, cerebellum Wið tobrocenum heáfde, and gif ðæt brægen útsíge, genim æges ðæt geoluwe for a broken head, and if the brain appears, take the yolk of an egg, L. M. 1. 1; Lchdm. ii. 22, 19. Brægen cerebrum vel cerebellum, Ælfc. Gl. 69; Som. 70, 38 ; Wrt. Voc. 42, 46. Brægn cerebrum, Wrt. Voc. 64, 25. Bragen cerebrum, 70, 25. Brægenes ádl the disease of the brain, L. M. 2, 27; Lchdm. ii. 222, 3. On his brægn astíge his unriht in verticem ipsius iniquitas ejus descendet, Ps. Th. 7, 16. [Chauc. brain: R. Glouc. brayn: Laym. brain, braȝen: Plat. brägen: O. Frs. brein, brin, n: Dut. brein, n. cerebrum.]
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