EAHTA
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun, Adjective, Numeral
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§5,
§7,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
EAHTA
ahta, æhta, ehta eight; octo Eahta dagas dies octo, Lk. Bos. 9, 28. Búton ðám eahta mannum except eight men, Ælfc. T. 6, 26. To eahta geára fyrste for a space of eight years, Jud. 3, 8. Æfter eahta dagum post dies octo, Jn. Bos. 20, 26. He héht eahta mearas on flet teón he commanded eight steeds to be led into the court. Beo. Th. 2075; B. 1035. [Wyc. eighte: Laym. æhte, æhten, eahte, ehte: Orm. ehhte : O. Sax. ahto : O. Frs. achta, achte, acht: Dut. Ger. acht: M. H. Ger. aht, eht: O. H. Ger. ahtó: Goth. ahtau : Dan. otte: Swed, åtta: Icel. átta : Fr. huit: Span, ocho: Ital. otto : Lat. octo: Grk. ὀκτώ: Sansk. ashṭan.] DER. eahta-teóða, -toða, -tyne: hund-eahtatig.
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