EÁÐE
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun, Adjective
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
EÁÐE
éðe, ýðe; comp. m. eáðera, eáðra; f. n. eáðere, eáðre; sup. eáðost; adj. Easy, smooth; făcĭlis, lēvis Gode þancedon ðæs ðe him ýþ-láda eáðe wurdon they thanked God for that the wave-paths had been easy [ = smooth] to them, Beo. Th. 462; B. 228. Eáðere ys olfende to farenne þurh nǽdle þyrel, ðonne se ríca and se wélega on Godes ríce gá it is an easier [thing] for a camel to go through a needle's eye than a powerful and wealthy man to go into God's kingdom, Mk. Bos. 10, 25. Eáðre is ðæt heofen and eorþe gewíton, ðonne án stæf of ðære ǽ fealle it is an easier [thing] that heaven and earth pass away than one letter of the law fail, Lk. Bos. 16, 17. [Chauc, ethe, eythe easy; esy light, gentle: R. Glouc. eþ: Laym. æðe, eð: Orm. æþ: Scot. eith, eyth, eth: O. Sax. óði: Icel. auð, adverbial prefix, easy.] DER. un-éade.
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