FREÁ
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.
FREÁ
[ = freaha], freó; gen. freán; m. A lord, master, the Lord; dŏmĭnus Freá sceáwode fyrngeweorc the lord beheld the ancient work, Beo. Th. 4560; B. 2285. Freá Ælmihtig the Lord Almighty, Cd. 1; Th. 1, 9; Gen. 5: 101; Th. 134, 24; Gen. 2229. Freá moncynnes lord of mankind, Bt. Met. Fox 17, 17; Met. 17, 9. Swá neáh wæs sigora Freán þusend aurnen so nearly a thousand [winters] of the Lord of victories had elapsed, Chr. 973; Erl. 124, 23; Edg. 15. Habbaþ we to ðæm mǽran ǽrende Deniga freán we have an errand to the famous lord of the Danes, Beo. Th. 547; B. 271. Ðis is hold weorod freán Scyldinga this is a band attached to the lord of the Scyldings, 587 , B. 291. Wígheafolan bær freán on fultum he bore the helmet to bring aid to his lord, 5316, note; B. 2662. To hire freán sittan to sit by her lord, 1287; B. 641. Ic Freán þanc secge, écum Dryhtne I say thanks to the Lord, the eternal Ruler, 5581; B. 2794. He ðone wísan wordum hnǽgde freán Ingwina he addressed with words the wise lord of the Ingwines, 2642; B. 1319. Gúþ nimeþ freán eówerne war shall take away your lord, 5068; B. 2537. Ðonne we geferian freán úserne, leófne mannan when we bear our lord, the dear man, 6206; B. 3107. [O. Sax. fráho, fróho, fróio, fró, m: O. H. Ger. fró, m. dŏmĭnus: Goth. frauya, m. lord: Icel. Freyr, m. name of the god Freyr.] DER. ágend-freá, aldor-, folc-, gúþ-, heáh-, líf-, mán-, sin-.
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