FINGER
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
FINGER
gen. fingeres, fingres; dat. fingre; pl. nom. acc. fingras; gen. fingra, fingrena; m. A FINGER; digĭtus Finger digĭtus, Wrt. Voc. 71, 26, Send Lazarum, ðæt he dyppe his fingeres liþ on wætere, and míne tungan gecǽle mitte Lazarum ut intingat extrēmum digĭti sui in aquam, ut refrīgĕret linguam meam, Lk. Bos. 16, 24. Gif ic on Godes fingre deófla útadrífe si in digĭto Dei ejĭcio dæmŏnia, 11, 20. On ðæm lytlan fingre in the little finger, Bt. Met. Fox 20, 359; Met. 20, 180. Ne gelýfe ic, búton ic dó mínne finger on ðæra nægla stede nisi mittam digĭtum meum in lŏcum clāvōrum non crēdam, Jn. Bos. 20, 25, 27: Lev. 4, 17. Wulfere mid his fingre gewrát on Cristes mél Wulfhere wrote with his finger on Christ's cross, Chr. 656; Erl. 32, 23. Nellaþ híg ða mid heora fingre æt-hrínan digĭto suo nōlunt ea mŏvēre, Mt. Bos. 23, 4: Lk. Bos. 11, 46. Fingras digĭti, Wrt. Voc. 64, 78: 283, 18. Rand sceal on scylde, fæst fingra gebeorh a boss shall be on the shield, the sure protection of fingers, Menol. Fox 535; Gn. C. 38: Elen. Kmbl. 239; El. 120. Ic geseó heofonas ðine, weorc ðínra fingra [MS. fingrena] vĭdēbo cœlos tuos, ŏpēra digĭtōrum tuōrum, Ps. Lamb. 8, 4. Sum mæg fingrum hearpan stirgan one can awaken the harp with fingers, Exon. 17b; Th. 42, 6; Cri. 668: Beo. Th. 3015; B. 1505. [Laym. finger, fenger: O. Sax. fingar, m: Frs. finger: O. Frs. finger, fingr, m: Dut. vinger, m: Ger. M. H. Ger. finger, m: O. H. Ger. fingar, m: Goth. figgrs, m : Dan. finger, m. f: Swed. finger, m. n: Icel. fingr, m.] DER. eáre-finger, gold-, hring-, lǽce-, leáw-, middel-, scyte-.
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