FÍF
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun, Adjective, Numeral
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§5,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
FÍF
FIVE; quinque. 1. generally indecl Hyra fíf wǽron dysige, and fíf gleáwe quinque ex eis ĕrant fătuæ, et quinque prūdentes, Mt. Bos. 25, 2: Lev. 26, 8. Cómon ða fíf cynegas ascendērunt quinque rēges, Jos. 10, 5, 16. Ðæra fíf hláfa quinque pānum. Mt. Bos. 16, 9. Of fíf hláfum from five loaves, Andr. Kmbl. 1179; An. 590: Jn. Bos. 6, 13. We nabbaþ hér búton fíf hláfas and twegen fixas non hăbēmus hic nĭsi quinque pānes et duos pisces, Mt. Bos. 14, 17: Lk. Bos. 9, 13, 16: Jn. Bos. 6, 9: Gen. 14, 9; 47, 2. Wintra hæfde fíf and hundteontig he had a hundred and five winters, Cd. 56; Th. 69, 5; Gen. 1131: 59; Th. 71, 29; Gen. 1178: 85; Th. 106, 26; Gen. 1777. Fíf síðon quinquies, Ælfc. Gr. 38; Som. 40, 67. Fíf wintra fæc lustrum quinquennium, Ælfc. Gl. 16; Som. 58, 70; Wrt. Voc. 21, 57. 2. but nom. acc. pl. fífe; gen. fífa; dat. fífum are sometimes found Fífe ciningas lágon five kings lay [dead ], Chr. 937; Th. 204, 1, col. 2 ; 205, 1; Æðelst. 28. Burga fífe wǽron under Norþmannum five towns were under the Northmen, Chr. 942; Th. 208, 39; Edm. 5. Git sceolon fífe geár adhuc quinque anni restant, Gen. 45, 6. Ðǽr fífe [gimmas] wǽron there were five [gems ], Rood Kmbl. 16; Kr. 8. Him togeánes fífe fóron folc-cyningas five kings of nations marched against them, Cd. 93; Th. 119, 3; Gen. 1974. Beóþ fífe on ánum húse todǽlede érunt quinque in dŏmo ūna divīsi, Lk. Bos. 12, 52. Wǽron fífe eorla and idesa there were five men and women, Exon. 112b; Th. 432, 1; Rä. 47, 6. Wintra hæfde twá hundteontig and fífe he had two hundred and five winters, Cd. 83; Th. 104, 28; Gen. 1742. Án ðissa fífa one of these five, Bt. 33, 3; Fox 126, 14. Búton fífum except five, Chr. 897; Erl. 95, 28. [Laym. fif, uiuen: Plat. five, fiwe: O. Sax. fíf, víf: Frs. fyf: O. Frs. fif: Dut. vijf: Ger. fünf: M. H. Ger. vunf, vünf: O. H. Ger. fimf, finf: Goth. fimf, fif: Dan. Swed. fem: Icel. fimm: Corn. pemp: Lat. quinque: Grk. πέντε ; Æolic πέμπε : Sansk. panćan.]
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