ELE
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§5,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ELE
es; m. OIL; ŏleum Eles gecynd is ðæt he wile oferstígan ǽlcne wǽtan: ageót ele uppon wæter oððe on óðrum wǽtan, se ele flýt bufon: ageót wæter uppon ðone ele, and se ele abrecþ up and swimþ bufon it is the nature of oil that it will rise above every fluid: pour oil upon water or on another fluid, the oil will float above: pour water upon the oil, and the oil will break through and swim above, Homl. Th. ii. 564, 11-14. Ele ŏleum, Ælfc. Gl. 32; Som. 61, 109; Wrt. Voc. 27, 38: Ps. Lamb. 108, 18: 140, 5. Hund sestra eles centum cădos ŏlei, Lk. Bos. 16, 6: Ps. Lamb. 4, 8. Of eówrum ele de ŏleo vestro, Mt. Bos. 25, 8. Mid mínum hálgan ele ŏleo sancto meo, Ps. Lamb. 88, 21. Ðú amæstest oððe ðú gefætnodest on ele heáfod mín impinguasti in ŏleo căpul meum, Ps. Lamb. 22, 5: 103, 15. Genexode synt his spræcu ofer ele mollīti sunt sermōnes ejus sŭper ŏleum, 54, 22. Hí ne námon nánne ele mid hym non sumpsērunt ŏleum secum, Mt. Bos. 25, 3, 4, 9: Lk. Bos. 10, 34: Gen. 28, 18: Lev. 2, 1, 6. Ðú nymst ánne holne hláf mid ele gesprengedne tolles tortam pānis unīus crustŭlam conspersam ŏleo, Ex. 29, 23: Lev. 2, 4: Ps. Lamb. 44, 8: Lk. Bos. 7, 46. Eles drosna dregs of oil; amurca = ἀμόργη, Ælfc. Gl. 47; Som. 65, 18; Wrt. Voc. 33, 18. [Wyc. Chauc. oile: Orm. ele: Scot. olye: Plat. oelje: O. Sax. olig, n: Frs. oalje: O. Frs. olie: Dut. olie, f: Ger. öl, n. M. H. Ger. ol, öl, n: O. H. Ger. olei, n: Goth. alew, n: Dan. olie, m. f: Swed. olja, f: Icel. olea, olía, f: Lat. oleum, n: Grk. ἔλαιον, n. olive oil; ἐλαία, f. olive-tree, olive fruit.] DER. wyn-ele.
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