feónd
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
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feónd
fiónd, fýnd, fiénd, es; pl. nom. acc. feóndas, fýnd, feónd; gen. feónda; dat. feóndum; m. [feógan, feón to hate] A FIEND, enemy, foe, the devil; ōsor, inĭmīcus, hostis, diabŏlus = διάβoλos Seó ydelnes is ðære sáwle feónd idleness is the soul's enemy, L. E. I. 3; Th. ii 404, 9. Éhteþ feónd sáwle míne persĕquātur inĭmīcus anĭmam meam, Ps. Spl. 7, 5. Se feónd his diórlingas duguþum stépte the fiend decked his favourites with honours, Bt. Met. Fox 15, 14; Met. 15, 7; Beo. Th. 1455; B. 725: 1500; B. 748. Feónd hostis vel ōsor, Wrt. Voc. 86, 45. Se feónd mid his geférum eallum feóllon of heofnum the devil with all his company fell from heaven, Cd. 16; Th. 20, 10; Gen. 306: Salm. Kmbl. 140; Sal. 69: 995; Sal. 499. Ná fægnian fýnd mín ofer me non gaudēbit inĭmīcus meus sŭper me, Ps. Spl. 40, 12. Stearcheort onfand feóndes fótlást the stout of heart found the foe's foot-trace, Beo. Th. 4567; B. 2289. Gif ðú geméte ðínes feóndes oxan oððe assan, lǽd hine to him si occurrĕris bŏvi inĭmīci tui aut asĭno erranti, reduc ad eum, Ex. 23, 4: Lk. Bos. l0, 19. Se ðæm feónde ætwand he escaped from the fiend, Beo. Th. 289; B. 143: Bt. Met. Fox 25, 31; Met. 25, 16. Ðú feónd oferswiððest thou shalt overcome thy foe, Elen. Kmbl. 186; El. 93: Cd. 144; Th. 179, 21; Exod. 32. Ðú fiónd geflǽmdest thou didst put the enemy [the devil] to flight, Hy. 8, 25; Hy. Grn. ii. 290, 25. Genámon me ðǽr strange feóndas strong enemies took me there, Rood Kmbl. 60; Kr. 30: 65; Kr. 33. Fýnd syndon eówere they are your enemies, Judth. 11; Thw. 24, 18; Jud. 195: 12; Thw. 26, 10; Jud. 320. Eówre fýnd feallaþ befóran eów cădent inĭmīci vestri in conspectu vestro, Lev. 26, 8, 16: Deut. 32, 31. Ðíne feónd fǽcne forwurdan inĭmīci tui sonāvērunt, Ps. Th. 82, 2: 91, 8. Hý fæder ageaf on feónda geweald her father delivered her up into her foes power, Exon. 68 a; Th. 252, 7; Jul. 159: Elen. Kmbl. 135; El. 68. Ic agilde wrace mínum feóndum reddam ultiōnem hostĭbus meis, Deut, 32, 41, 43: Jos. 10, 25. Ealle ic mihie feóndas gefyllan I might have felled all his foes, Rood Kmbl. 75; Kr. 38. Ðú swutole mihtest tocnáwan ðíne frínd and ðíne fýnd [fiénd Cot.] thou mightest clearly distinguish thy friends and thy foes, Bt. 20; Fox 72, 21. Lufiaþ eówre fýgd dilĭgĭte inĭmīcos vestros, Mt. Bos. 5, 44, Lk. Bos. 6, 27, 35. Hió ofer heora feónd fæste getrymede confirmāvit eum sŭper inĭmīcos ejus, Ps. Th. 104, 20: 107 12. Ne murnþ náuðer ne friénd ne fiénd he regards neither friend nor foe, Bt. 37, 1; Fox 186, 8. Wæs wera éðelland geondsended feóndum the people's native land was overspread with enemies, Cd. 92; Th. 118, 22; Gen. 1969. [Piers P. fend: Wyc. fend, feend: Chauc. feend: Laym. feond, ueond, m: Orm. fend: Plat. fijend, fijnd, m: O. Sax. fíond, fíund, fíunt, fíand: Frs. fynne: O. Frs. fiand, fiund, m: Dut. vijand, m: Ger. feind, m: M. H. Ger. víant, víent, vínt, m: O. H. Ger. fíant, fíent, m: Goth. fiyands, m: Dan. Swed. fiende, m: Icel. fjándi, m.] DER. eald-feónd, þeóð-: ge-fýnd.
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