HEOFON
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
HEOFON
heofen, heofun, hefon, heben, hiofon, es; m. HEAVEN; cælum Heofon and heofuna heofun and eorþe and ealle ða þing ðe sind on him sind Drihtnes the heaven and the heaven of heavens is the Lord's, the earth with all that therein is, Deut. 10, 14. Heofen and eorþe síde sǽflódas cæli et terra, mare, Ps. Th. 68, 35. Heofon and hel heaven and hell, Exon. 31 a; Th. 97, 17; Cri. 1592. Heben til hrófe heaven for a roof, Swt. A. S. Rdr. 195, 13. Heofonas god the god of heaven, Hy. 3, 58; Hy. Grn. ii. 282, 58: Andr. Kmbl. 3000; An. 1503. Hiofones leóhtes beorhto the brightness of the light of heaven, Bt. Met. Fox 21, 77; Met. 21, 39. Of hefene from heaven, Beo. Th. 3146; B. 1571. Mid his worde synt getrymede heofonas verbo Domini cæli firmati sunt, Ps. Th. 32, 5. Ðá wǽron fullfremode heofenas and eorþe the heavens and the earth were finished, Gen. 2, 1. Heofona ríce regnum cælorum, Mt. Kmbl. 13, 24. Of heofonum ðe of mannum e cælo an ex hominibus, 21, 25. Gif ic on heofenas up ástíge si ascendero in cælum, Ps. Th. 138, 6. [O. Sax. heƀan and himil: Icel. hifinn and himinn: Goth. himins: O. Frs. himul, himel: O. H. Ger. himil cælum, lacunar: Ger. himmel.] v. Grmm. D. M. 661.
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