ge-sǽlþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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ge-sǽlþ
e; f. [sǽlþ happiness] Happiness, felicity, prosperity, wealth, good, advantage; fēlīcĭtas, prospĕrĭtas, bŏnum Sió sóðe gesǽlþ the true happiness, Bt. 23; Fox 78, 30: 34, 2; Fox 134, 32: 34, 4; Fox 138, 21, 24. God is full ǽlcere gesǽlþe God is full of all happiness, 34, 3; Fox 136, 20. Sóþra gesǽlþa of true felicities, Bt. Met. Fox 21, 49; Met. 21, 25. To ðǽm gesǽlþum to the felicities, 21, 7, 17; Met. 21, 4, 9. He selþ ða gesǽlþa ðǽm gódum he gives felicities to the good, Bt. 39, 2; Fox 214. 2, 5: 34, 1; Fox 134, 7. Ðú miht ða sóðan gesǽlþa gecnáwan thou mayest discover the true goods, 23; Fox 78, 32.
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