gold
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§7,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gold
es; n. Gold Ðæs landes gold ys golda sélost the gold of that land is the best of all gold, Gen. 2, 12: Cd. 12; Th. 14, 14, 29; Gen. 226. Abram wæs swíðe welig on golde Abram was very rich in gold. Gen. 13, 6. Cnihtas cúþ gedydon ðæt hie him ðæt gold to gode noldon habban the youths made known that they would not have that gold [the golden image] as their god, Cd. 182; Th. 228, 4; Dan. 197: 183; Th. 229, 9; Dan. 216. Reád gold aurum obrizum, Ælfc. Gl. 58; Som. 67, 110; Wrt. Voc. 38, 33. Ealle ðás goldsmiþas secgaþ ðæt hí nǽfre ǽr swá clǽne gold ne swá reád ne gesáwon all these goldsmiths say that they never before saw such pure and such red gold, Homl. Th. i. 64, 9. Eall mid reádum golde his cynestól geworhte he wrought his throne all with red gold, H. R. 101, 2. Hundtwelftig mancæs reádes goldes a hundred and twenty mancuses of red gold, Th. Chart. 232, 10: 375, 28: Bt. Met. Fox 19, 11; Met. 19, 6: Cd. 109; Th. 145, 11; Gen. 2404. Wunden gold twisted gold, 91; Th. 116, 4; Gen. 1931: Beo. Th. 2391; B. 1193. Other epithets applied to gold are æpled, beorht, fæted, fætt, hyrsted, scír, smǽte. Geared gumum gold brittade Jared dispensed gold to men, Cd. 59: Th. 72, 4; Gen. 1181. Goldes brytta a dispenser of gold, 137; Th. 173, 26; Gen. 2867. [Goth. gulth: O. Sax. O. Frs. O. Ger. gold: Icel. gull.] DER. cyne-, fæt-, heáfod-gold.
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