GLÆD
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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GLÆD
adj. I. shining, bright Glæd mid golde bright with gold, Exon. 125 a; Th. 480, 16; Rä. 64, 3. Wyrþ heó ungladu ðeáh heó ǽr gladu wǽre on to lócienne it [the sea] becomes turbid though before it was bright to look at [cf. glæshlutru on to seónne, 24], and the Latin sordida visibus obstat], Bt, 6; Fox 14, 26: Bt. Met. Fox 5, 21; Met. 5, 11. Godes condelle glædum gimme God's candle, the bright jewel [the sun], Exon. 57 a; Th. 204, 3; Ph. 92: 64 b; Th. 237, 20; Ph. 593. Glad seolfor shining silver, Cd. 129; Th. 164, 24; Gen. 2719. Óðer biþ golde glædra óðer biþ grundum sweartra one is brighter than gold, the other darker than the depths, Salm. Kmbl. 975; Sal. 488. Gimma gladost brightest of jewels, Exon. 60 a; Th. 218, 3; Ph. 289. II. glad, cheerful, joyous, bright Ðá wærþ he swíðe glæd then he was very glad, Chr. 656; Erl. 30, 20. Glæd wæs gavisus est, Jn. Skt. Lind. 8, 56. Wosaþ glæd exultate, Lk. Skt. Lind. 6, 23. Glædman hilaris, Ælfc. Gl. 88; Som. 74, 87; Wrt. Voc. 50, 67. Ǽfre he biþ ánes módes and glæd þurhwunaþ he is ever of one mind and continues cheerful, Homl. Th. i. 456, 25: 72, 27. He wearþ glæd on his ansýne he was bright of face, Guthl. 2; Gdwin. 12, 20. Wínes glæð merry with wine, Exon. 117 a; Th. 449, 28; Dóm. 78. Glæd gumena weorud a joyous band of men, 32 a; Th. 101, 5; Cri. 1654. Nolde gladu ǽfre syððan ætýwan, she, joyous, would not ever afterwards appear, Cd. 72; Th. 89, 14; Gen. 1480. Iacob byþ on glædum sǽlum exultabit Jacob, Ps. Th. 52, 8. Sefa wæs ðé glædra her mind was the gladder, Elen. Kmbl. 1909; El. 956. III. pleasant, kind, mild, courteous Glæd man jucundus homo, Ps. Th. 111, 5. Glade fǽmnan virgines, 148, 12. Glædman Hróþgár courteous Hrothgar, Beo. Th. 740; B. 367. Beó wið Geátas glæd geofena gemyndig be kind to the Gauts, mindful of gifts, 2350; B. 1173: 1730; B. 863. Mín Drihten hine gedó glædne wiþ eów may my Lord make him kind towards you, Gen. 43. 14. Ðæt we ðone Hǽlend hæbben us glædne that we may have the Saviour propitious to us, Th. Chart. 240, 26: Exon. 12 b; Th. 20, 10; Cri. 315. [Icel. glaðr bright, glad: Dan. glad glad: O. H. Ger. glat limpidus, candidus: Ger. glatt.]
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