FRÓD
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun, Adjective
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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FRÓD
def. se fróda, seó, ðæt fróde; comp. m. fródra, f. n. ftódre; adj. I. wise, prudent, sage, skilful; săpiens, prūdens, sciens, perītus Þing sceal gehégan fród wið fródne the wise shall hold counsel with the wise, Exon. 89 a; Th. 334, 20; Gn. Ex. 19: Menol. Fox 267; Men. 135: Beo. Th. 3693; B. 1844: Cd. 161; Th. 200, 11; Exod. 355: Elen. Kmbl. 685; El. 343. Se fróda the sage [Isaiah ], Exon. 12 b; Th. 20, 32; Cri. 326. Heó héht gefetigean fródne on ferhþe she commanded [them] to fetch the prudent in mind, Elen. Kmbl. 2325; El. 1164. Gemyne fróde fæder láre remember [thy] father's wise lore, Exon. 81 a; Th. 305, 26; Fa. 94. Þurh fród gewit through wise mind, Exon. 25 a; Th. 72, 26; Cri. 1178. Fródra and gódra gumena of wise and good men, Elen. Kmbl. 1270; El. 637. Fróde men prudent men, Salm. Kmbl. 849; Sal. 424. Frige mec fródum wordum question me in prudent words, Exon. 88 b; Th. 333, 8; Gn. Ex. 1. Hý beóþ ferþe ðý fródran they will be the wiser in mind, 107 a; Th. 408, 32; Rä. 27, 21. II. as wisdom and experience belong to old age, hence, — Advanced in years, aged, old, ancient; ætāte provectus, sĕnex, vĕtus, priscus Wintrum fród advanced in years, Cd. 107; Th. 141, 31; Gen. 2353: Exon. 58 a; Th. 208, 11; Ph. 154: Beo. Th. 5243; B. 2625: Andr. Kmbl. 1012; An. 506: Menol. Fox 133; Men. 66: Byrht. Th. 141, 4; By. 317. Fród cyn the ancient race, Cd. 143; Th. 179, 15 ; Exod. 29. Se fróda Constantínus the aged Constantine, Chr. 937; Th. 204, 18; Æðelst. 37: Beo. Th. 5848; B. 2928. Geárum fródne, acc. advanced in years, Exon. 126 b; Th. 485, 25; Rä. 72, 3. [Plat. frod, vrood: O. Sax. fród: Frs. froed: O. Frs. frod: Dwt. vroed: M. H. Ger. vruot healthy, brave; O. H. Ger. fruot, frót: Goth. fróþs prudent: Icel. fróðr learned.] DER. geómor-fród, hige-, in-, un-.
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