fold-búend
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
fold-búend
-búende; noun from pres. part. v. búend, pl. m. Earth-dwellers, earth's inhabitants, inhabitants of a land or country; terrĭcŏlæ Ðanan feorhnere findaþ fold-búend thence earth's inhabitants find nourishment, Ps. Th. 64, 10: Beo. Th. 4541; B. 2274. Ðone Grendel nemdon foldbúende whom earth's inhabitants named Grendel, Beo. Th. 2714; B. 1355: Elen. Kmbl. 2026; El. 1014: Exon. 25a; Th. 72, 25; Cri. 1178: 121a; Th. 465, 9; Hö. 101. Hý ongytan mihton ðæt wæs fóremǽrost foldbúendum receda they might perceive what was the grandest of houses to earth's inhabitants, Beo. Th. 624; B. 309: Bt. Met. Fox 8, 8; Met. 8, 4: Exon. 53a; Th. 186, 24; Az. 24. Deáþ rícsade ofer foldbúend death ruled over earth's inhabitants, Exon. 45b; Th. 154, 17; Gú. 844. Mid fére fold-búende se micla dæg meahtan Dryhtnes bihlǽmeþ the great day of the mighty Lord shall strike earth's inhabitants with fear, Exon. 20b; Th. 54, 14; Cri. 868. Ðæt eorþwaran ealle hæfden foldbúende fruman gelícne that all mortals, inhabitants of the earth, had a like beginning. Bt. Met. Fox 17, 3; Met. 17, 2. Ðone fugel hátaþ foldbúende Filistina frnman uasa mortis the inhabitants of the land, the princes of the Philistines, call the bird vāsa mortis, Salm. Kmbl. 560; Sal. 279. Ic hæbbe me on hrycge ðæt ǽr hádas wreáh foldbúendra I have on my back what ere covered the persons of dwellers on earth, Exon. 101a; Th. 381, 18; Rä. 2, 13: 32b; Th. 106, 2; Gú. 35.
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