eálá
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Interjection
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
eálá
æálá, ǽlá, hélá; interj. 0! alas! Oh! eheu! euge! proh Eálá ge næddran O! ye serpents. Mt. Bos. 23, 33: 23, 37. Eálá, eálá euge, euge. Ps. Spl. 69, 4. Eálá eálá! oððe wel wel! ahah ahah! or well well! euge euge! vel bene bene! Ps. Lamb. 34, 25. Ǽlá, ðú Scippend O, thou Creator, Bt. Met. Fox 4, 1; Met. 4, 1. Ǽlá Drihten leóf. Hy. 1, 1: 2, 1. Eálá! gif he wolde O that he would, Bt. Met. Fox 9, 105; Met. 9, 53. Eálá hwæt se forma wǽre alas! that the first should have been, 8, 109; Met. 8, 55. Eálá! ðæt hit wurde O! that it might be, 8, 77; Met. 8, 39. Eálá! ðǽr we mágon geseón alas! there we may see, Exon. 27 a; Th. 80, 27; Cri. 1313. v. eáw.
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