hǽte
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hǽte
an; f. Heat Cíle and hǽte ne geswícaþ frigus et æstus non requiescent, Gen. 8, 22. Ðá ðá seó hǽte com ðá forscranc hit when the heat came then it withered away, Homl. Th. ii. 90, 30. On ðære hǽtan ðæs dæges in the heat of the day, Gen. 18, 1 : Mt. Kmbl. 20, 12. For sunnan hætan on account of the heat of the sun, Herb. 100, 8; Lchdm. i. 214, 24 : 114, 1; Lchdm. i. 226, 23. Wið eágena hǽtan for heat of the eyes, Lchdm. i. 352, 5. Eówre gléda náne hǽtan mínum líchaman ne gedóþ your embers cause no heat to my body, Homl. Th. i. 430, 12. Ðæt hellíce fýr hæfþ unásecgendlíce hǽtan and nán leóht the fire of hell has heat unspeakable, but no light, 532, 2. Ongan mid monegum hǽtum geswenced beón multis cæpit æstibus affici, Bd. 2, 12; S. 513, 31. Wið wunda hátum for inflammations of wounds, Herb. 2, 16; Lchdm. i. 84, 20. [Cf. Icel. heita brewing.] v. hǽtu.
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