FELG
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
FELG
e; f: felge, an; f. A FELLY, part of the circumference of a wheel; canthus = 954;άνθόs, absis rŏtæ Ǽlces spácan biþ óðer ende fæst on ðare nafe, óðer on ðære felge one end of every spoke is fixed in the nave, the other in the felly, Bt. 39, 7; Fox 222, 3, 7, 10. Ða felga hangiaþ on ðám spácan the fellies depend on the spokes, 222, 13, 19, 21, 27. Neár ðám felgum nearer to the fellies, 222, 11. Felge [MS. felga] canthus, Ælfc. Gl. 2; Som. 55, 48; Wrt. Voc. 16, 21. Ðæt hweól hwerfþ ymbúton, and sió nafa, néhst ðære eaxe, sió færþ micle fæstlícor and orsorglícor ðonne ða felgan dón the wheel turns round, and the nave, being nearest to the axle-tree, goes much more firmly and more securely than the fellies do, Bt. 39, 7; Fox 220, 30. [Wyc. felijs, felys fellies: Plat. falge, felge, f: Dut. velg, f: Ger. felge, f: M. H. Ger. vëlge, f: O. H. Ger. felga, f: Dan. fælge, m. f.]
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