BRǼÞ
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.
BRǼÞ
bréþ, es; m. An odour, a scent, smell good or bad, a savour, BREATH; odor, odoramen God underféng ðære wynsumnysse brǽþ odoratus est Dominus odorem suavitatis, Gen. 8, 21. Ongan se cealc mid ungemete stincan, ðá wearþ Iuuinianus mid ðam brǽþe ofsmorod the plaster [lit. chalk] began to smell excessively, and Jovian was smothered with the smell, Ors. 6, 32; Bos. 129, 12. Bréþ odor, Ælfc. Gl. 70; Wrt. Voc. 42, 58. [Chauc. Piers P. breeþ: Ger. bradem, m: M. H. Ger. bradem, m: O. H. Ger. bradam, m.] v. ǽðm.
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