BUCCA
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§7,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
BUCCA
an; m. [buc a buck] A he-goat, BUCK; caper, hircus Bucca caper vel hircus, Wrt. Voc. 78, 32. Bucca hircus, Ælfc. Gr. 8; Som. 7, 30. Bucca caper vel hircus vel tragos [ — τράγος ], Ælfc. Gl. 20; Som. 59, 36; Wrt. Voc. 22, 77. Gif se ealdor syngaþ, bringeþ ánne buccan to bóte si peccaverit princeps, offerat hircum immaculatum, Lev. 4, 23: 9, 3. He asyndrode twáhund gáta and twentig buccena separavit capras ducentas et hircos viginti, Gen. 32. 14: Ps. Lamb. 49, 13. Ic ne underfó of eowedum ðínum buccan non accipiam de gregibus tuis hircos, 49, 9: Deut. 32, 14. Buccan horn a buck's horn, one of the twelve signs of the zodiac, Capricorn, Bd. de nat. rerum; Wrt. popl. science 7, 8; Lchdm. iii. 246, 3. Buccan beard a goat's beard, Wrt. Voc. 289, 10. [Chauc, buck: Orm. bucc: Plat, buk, m: O. Sax. buc, m: Frs. bok, m. f: Dut. bok, m: Ger. bock, m: M. H. Ger. boc, m: O. H. Ger. boch, m: Dan. buk, m. f: Swed. bock, m: Icel. bokki, m.] DER. firgen-bucca, stán-, wudu-.
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