hasu
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hasu
heasu; adj. Grey, ash-coloured, tawny; cinereus, fulvo-cinereus Hé of earce forlét haswe culufran he let out of the ark a grey dove, Cd. 72; Th. 87, 20; Gen. 1451. Hwílum ic onhyrge ðone haswan earn sometimes I imitate the grey eagle, Exon. 106 b; Th. 406, 21; Rä. 25, 4. Se haswa fugel, 57 b; Th. 206, 4; Ph. 121. Récas stígaþ haswe ofer hrófum grey smoke mounts o'er the roofs, 101 a; Th. 381, 6; Rä. 2, 7. [Icel. höss grey (applied to the wolf and eagle as above): cf. Gen. and Ex. haswed, v. 1723. Grein quotes the following passage from Haupt's Zeitschrift, x. 346 'Hasu wol ursprünglich wolfgrau, und adlergrau, jene gemischte Farbe von goldgelb und grau: bald überwiegt der Gedanke an das Goldgelbe (vgl. blond), bald das Grau der Mischung.']
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