ferþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ferþ
ferþþ; gen. -es; dat. -e; m. n. I. the soul, spirit, mind; anĭmus, mens Wæs ðære fǽmnan ferþ geblissad the damsel's soul was rejoiced, Exon. 69 b; Th. 259, 25; Jul. 287: 89 a; Th. 334, 21; Gn. Ex. 19. Hí gemétton ferþþes frófre they found comfort of soul, 46 a; Th. 157, 21; Gú. 895. On ferþe fægn rejoicing in mind, Bt. Met. Fox 9, 73; Met. 9, 37: Andr. Kmbl. 2968; An. 1487. Gefeóþ gé on ferþþe rejoice ye in spirit, Exon. 14 b; Th. 30, 7; Cri. 476: 70 b; Th. 262, 5; Jul. 328. Ðínne ferþ, acc. m. thy mind, 88 b; Th. 333, 9; Gn. Ex. 1. Sum hafaþ fæstgongel ferþ one has a constant soul, 79 b; Th. 298, 4; Crä. 80: 81 b; Th. 307, 19; Seef. 26. Ferþum gleáw sagacious in soul, 128 a; Th. 493, l0; Rä. 81, 28. Ferþþum, 114 b; Th. 440, 15; Rä. 60, 3. II. life; vīta Lǽtaþ gáres ord ingedúfan in fǽges ferþ let the javelin's point dig into the life of the doomed one, Andr. Kmbl. 2665; An. 1334. DER. dreórig-ferþ, freórig-, sárig-, stearc-, swíþ-, wérig-, wíde-. v. ferhþ.
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