BRÚ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
BRÚ
gen. dat. acc. brúwe; pl. nom. acc. brúa, brúwa; gen. brúwena, brúena, brúna; dat. brúwum; f. A BROW, an eye-brow, eye-lash; cilium, supercilium, tauto Brúa cilia, Ælfc. Gl. 70; Som. 70, 62; Wrt. Voc. 42, 70. Brúwa cilium [ = cilia ], Wrt. Voc. 64, 35: 282, 49. Brúwa tautones, Wrt. Voc. 64, 28. Ic eom wíde calu, ne ic breága ne brúna [ = brúena] brúcan móste I am very bald, nor can I make use of eye-lids nor eye-lashes, Exon. 111 b; Th. 427, 32; Rä. 41, 100. Betweoh brúwum intercilium [ = intercilia ], Wrt. Voc. 64, 34: 282, 48. [Wyc. browe, brewe: Laym. breowe, bruwe, brouwe: Prompt. browe supercilium: Scot. bre, bree: Plat. brane: Dut. wenk-braaw, f. the brow, eye-brow: O. Dut. Kil. brauwe, brouwe, f. cilium, supercilium: Ger. braue, braune, f. supercilium: M. H. Ger. bráwe, f: O. H. Ger. bráwa, f: Dan. Swed. bryn, f. n. a border, brink, eye-brow: Icel. brún, f. the eyebrow; Lat. frons, f. the forehead, brow: Grk. ὀφρύς, f. the eye-brow: Sansk. bhrū, f. an eye-brow, the brow.] DER. ofer-brú. v. brǽw.
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