fénix
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
fénix
es; m. I. the fabulous bird phœnix = φoινιξ Fénix, swá hátte án fugel on Arabiscre þeóde, se leofaþ fíf hund geára, and æfter deáþe eft aríst ge-edcucod, and se fugel getácnaþ úrne æríst on ðam endenéhstan dæge phœnix, so a bird in Arabia is called, which lives five hundred years, and after death rises again re-quickened, and the bird betokens our resurrection at the last day, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 64; Som. 13, 56-58. Se fugel se is fénix háten the bird which is called phœnix, Exon. 57 a; Th. 203, 19; Ph. 86. Fénix byrneþ phœnix burns, 59 a; Th. 213, 2; Ph. 218: 60 b; Th. 221, 26; Ph. 340. II. a genus of palms, the date tree or date palm; phœnix dactylĭfĕra Ðǽr he heánne beám wunaþ ðone hátaþ men fénix, of ðæs fugles noman there it inhabits a lofty tree, which men call phœnix, from the bird's name, Exon. 58 a; Th. 209, 21; Ph. 174.
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