EOFOR
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.
EOFOR
eofer, eafor, efor, efer, efyr, ofor, es; m. I. a boar, a wild boar; ăper Fornam hine eofor of wuda extermĭnāvit eam ăper de silva, Ps. Spl. 79, 14; Ps. Th. has,Hine útan of wuda eoferas wrótaþ 79, 13: Exon. 110b; Th. 423, 8; Rä. 41, 18: 92a; Th. 344, 20; Gn. Ex. 176. Sele ðú him flǽsc eofores give him boar's flesh, L. M. 2, 4; Lchdm. ii. 182, 14. II. the figure of a boar on a helmet; signum apri sŭper găleam Swýn eal-gylden, eofer íren-heard the swine all-golden, the boar iron-hard, Beo. Th. 2228; B. 1112: 2660; B. 1328. [Ger. ëber, m: M. H. Ger. eber , m: O. H. Ger. ebur, m: Icel. jöfurr, m.] DER. eofor-cumbol, -fearn, -líc, -spreót, -swín, -þring, -þrote, -wíc, -wíc-ceaster, -wícingas, -wíc-scír: eoforen, eoforen-denu.
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