drihten
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
drihten
gen. drihtnes, drihtenes; m. A ruler, lord, the Lord Gumena drihten lord of men, Cd. 205; Th. 254, 18; Dan. 613. Eorla drihten lord of earls, Beo. Th. 2105; B. 1050. Drihten Créca lord of the Greeks, Bt. Met. Fox 26, 38; Met. 26, 19. Drihten mín my lord, Cd. 101; Th. 134, 15; Gen. 2225. Witig Drihten, ródera Rǽdend the wise Lord, Ruler of the skies, Beo. Th. 3113; B. 1554. Drihten wereda the Lord of hosts, Beo. Th. 4378; B. 2186. Éce Drihten wið Ahrahame spræc the Lord eternal spake with Abraham, Cd. 106; Th. 139, 1; Gen. 2303. Ic eom Drihten ðín God ego sum Domĭnus Deus tuus, Ex, 20, 2. Þurh úrne Drihten Crist through our Lord Christ, L. Ælf. P. 39; Th. ii. 380, 3. On ðæm naman Drihtnes úres Godes in nomĭne Dŏmĭni Dei nostri, Ps. Th. 19, 7. Se seofoða ys Drihtnes restedæg ðínes Godes septĭmo die sabbătum Domĭni Dei tui est, Ex. 20, 10. Eálá Drihtenes þrym O majesty of the Lord, Cd. 216; Th, 274, 34; Sat. 164: Ps. Lamb. 26, 13: Ps. Th. 68, 37. v. dryhten.
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