hǽwen
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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hǽwen
adj. Blue, azure, purple, discoloured Hǽwen glaucus, Cot. 96 : jacinthina, 185 : fulvus, Lye. Ádó in ǽren fæt lǽt ðǽr in óð ðæt hit hǽwen sý put into a brazen vessel, leave it therein until it be turned colour, Lchdm. iii. 20, 18. Gyf dæt húsl byþ fynig oððe hǽwen if the housel be mouldy or discoloured, L. Ælf. C. 36; Th. ii. 360, 9. Seó hǽwene lyft the azure air, Cd. 166; Th. 207, 33; Exod, 476. Genim ðás wyrte ðe grécas brittanice and engle hǽwen hydele, Herb. 30; Lchdm. i. 126, 6. Hǽwene hnydele, iii. 24, 8. Ðeós wyrt hafaþ lange leáf and hǽwene this plant hath long leaves and purple, Herb. 133, 1; Lchdm. i. 248, 18 : 150, 1; Lchdm. i. 274, 16. Seó heall wæs getymbred ynnan and útan myd grénum and myd hǽwenum and myd hwýtum the hall was built within and without with green and with purple and with white, Shrn. 156, 6. Hǽwen-grén cæruleus, Cot. 53, Lye. Hǽwendeáge hyacinthinus, Lye.
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