efor-fearn
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
efor-fearn
es; n. A species of fern, polypody; rădiŏlus, poly̆pŏdium = πολυπόδιον Herba rădiŏla ðæt is efor-fearn, Herb. cont. 85; Lchdm. i. 34, 7. Ðeós wyrt, ðe man rădiŏlum, and óðrum naman efor-fearn, nemneþ, ys gelíc fearne, and heó byþ cenned on stánigum stówum, and on ealdum hús-stedum, and heó hæfþ on ǽghwylcum leáfe twá endebyrdnyssa fægerra pricena, and ða scínaþ swá gold this plant, which is named rădiŏlus, and by another name everfern, is like fern, and it is produced in stony places, and in old homesteads, and it has on each leaf two rows of beautiful spots, and they shine like gold, Herb. 85, 1; Lchdm. i. 188, 10-14: L. M. 1, 17; Lchdm. ii. 60, 13. v. eofor-fearn.
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