EORÞE
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§7,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
EORÞE
an; f; eorþ, e; f. I. the EARTH in opposition to the sea, the ground, soil; terra, hŭmus, sŏlum God gecígde ða drignisse eorþan, and ðæra wætera gegaderunga he hét sǽs vŏcāvit Deus ārĭdam terram, congregātiōnesque ăquārum appellāvit măria, Gen. 1, 10. Spritte seó eorþe grówende gærs and sǽd wircende and æppelbǽre treów wæstm wircende æfter his cinne, ðæs sǽd sig on him silfum ofer eorþan geemĭnet terra herbam vĭrentem et făcientem sēmen et lignum pōmĭfĕrum făciens fructum juxta gĕnus suum, cujus sēmen in sēmetipso sit sŭper terram, Gen. 1, 11, 12, 24, 25, 28, 29: Cd. 57; Th. 69, 32; Gen. 1144: Exon. 62b; Th. 231, 11; Ph. 487: Beo. Th. 3069; B. 1532: Elen. Kmbl. 1655; El. 829 : Bt. Met. Fox 8, 118 ; Met. 8, 59. Ic ðec ofer eorþan geworhte, on ðære ðú scealt yrmþum lifgan and to ðære ilcan scealt eft geweorþan I made thee on earth, on which thou shalt live in misery and shalt become the same again, Exon. 16 b; Th. 39, 12-19; Cri. 621-624: 38 a; Th. 125, 10; Gú. 352. Cain wæs eorþan tilia fuit Cain agrĭcŏla [lit. a tiller of the earth ], Gen. 4, 2. II. the EARTH, terrestrial globe; tellus On anginne gesceóp God heofenan and eorþan in the beginning God created heaven and earth, Gen. 1, 1, 2, 17, 20, 26: 2, 1, 4: Cd. 98; Th. 129, 9; Gen. 2141: Exon. 16b; Th. 38, 18; Cri. 608. Se Ælmihtiga eorþan worhte the Almighty made the earth, Beo. Th. 185; B. 92. Drihtnes is eorþe and fulnysse oððe gefyllednes hyre the earth is the Lord's and the fulness thereof, Ps. Lamb. 23, 1: Ex. 9, 29: Deut. 10, 14. Ðæt gé ne swerion þurh eorþan, forðamðe heó ys Godes fótscamul that ye swear not by the earth, because it is God's foot-stool, Mt. Bos. 5, 35. [Piers P. Wyc. erthe: Laym. eorðe, eorðen, earþe, erþe: Orm. eorþe, erþé: Plat, eerde , f: O. Sax. erða , f: Frs. yerd: O. Frs. irthe, erthe, erde, f: Dut. aarde, f: Ger. M. H. Ger. erde, f: O. H. Ger. erda, erada, f: Goth. airþa, f: Dan. jord, m. f: Swed, jord, f: Icel. jörð, f. earth, land, estate.]
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