DÆL
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.
DÆL
gen. dæles; dat. dæle; pl. nom. acc. dalu, dalo; n. A DALE, den. gulf; vallis, barathrum Ðæs dæles se dǽl the part of the dale, Ors 1, 3; Bos. 27, 29. In deóp dalu into the deep dales, Exon. 130 a; Th. 498, 21; Rä. 88, 5: 56 a; Th. 199, 11; Ph. 24. We synd aworpene on ðás deópan dalo we are cast into these deep dens [hell], Cd. 22; Th. 27, 21; Gen. 421. On ðæt deópe dæl deófol gefeallaþ devils shall fall into the deep gulf, Exon. 30 b; Th. 93, 26; Cri. 1532. [Prompt. dale vallis: Piers P. Chauc. Laym. Orm. dale: Plat. daal: O. Sax. dal, n: Frs. dalle, dol: O. Frs. del, deil: Dut. dal, n: Ger. thal, n: M. H. Ger. O. H. Ger. tal, n: Goth. dal, n: Dan. dal, m. f. Swed. dal, m: Icel. dalr, m: Wel. dól: Corn. dol, f: Ir. Gael. dail: Manx dayll, f.] DER. of-dæl.
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