EARN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
EARN
es; m. An eagle; aquĭla Se earn the eagle, Herb. 31, 2; Lchdm. i. 128, 10. Earn aquĭla, Ælfc. Gl. 36; Som. 62, 107; Wrt. Voc. 29, 5: 62, 1: 77, 12: 280, 1. Swá earn his briddas spænþ to flihte and ofer híg fliceraþ, swá he tobrǽdde his feðeru sīcut aquĭla provŏcans ad vŏlandum pullos suos et super eos vŏlĭtans expandit ālas suas, Deut. 32, 11. Úrigfeðera earn sang ahóf the dewy-feathered eagle raised his song, Elen. Kmbl. 58; El. 29: 222; El. 111: Judth. 11; Thw. 24, 27; Jud. 210: Byrht. Th. 134, 60; By. 107: Exon. 111 a; Th. 426, l; Rä. 41, 67. Biþ ge-edniwad swylce earnes geógeþ ðín renŏvābĭtur ut aquĭlæ juventus tua, Ps. Lamb. 102, 5. Earnes brid an eagle's young, Exon. 59 a; Th. 214, 7; Ph. 235. Earnes mearh an eagle's marrow, Lchdm. iii. 14, 24. Se wonna hrefn fela earne secgan the dark raven [shall] say much to the eagle, Beo. Th. 6044; B. 3026: Exon. 59 a; Th. 214, 12; Ph. 338: Ps. Th. 102, 5. Ic onhyrge ðone haswan earn I imitate the dusky eagle, Exon. 106 b; Th. 406, 21; Rä. 25, 4: Chr. 937; Erl. 115, 12; Æðelst. 63. Swá hwǽr swá hold byþ, ðæder beóþ earnas gegaderode ubicumque fuĕrit corpus, illic congrĕgābuntur et aquĭlæ, Mt. Bos. 24, 28. Cómon earnas on flyhte eagles came in flight, Andr. Kmbl. 1725, An. 865. He sende blódige earnas he sent bloody eagles, Salm. Kmbl. 943; Sal. 471. [Chauc. erne: R. Glouc. ern: Laym. ærn, erne: Orm. ærn: Scot. ern, erne, eirne, earn: Plat. arend, aarn, aarnd: Dut. arend, m: Ger. aar, m: M. H. Ger. arn, m: O. H. Ger. arn, aro, m: Goth. ara, m; Dan. örn, m. f: Swed. Icel. örn, m.]
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