HEORÞ
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.
HEORÞ
es; m. A HEARTH, fire-place; and taking the name of the whole from that of a part, a house Heorþ foculare, Ælfc. Gl. 30; Som. 61, 73; Wrt. Voc. 27, 2: arula, Wrt. Voc. 63, 76. Hí ofslógon hine binnan his ágenan heorþæ they slew him in his own house, Chr. 1048; Erl. 177, 40. Hé sceolde bebeódan ðæt hí náman æt ǽlcum heorþe ánes geáres lamb he was to command them to take a yearling lamb for every house, Homl. Th. ii. 262, 27: Chart. Th. 609, 7, 11, 30. Of ǽlcum heorþe, 27. Be ǽlcum frigan heorþe, L. Edg. 1. 2; Th. i. 262, 17: L. C. E. 11; Th. i. 366, 29: L. In, 61; Th. i. 140, 14. Beþe hwílum ða sáran stówe æt heorþe warm the sore place at times at the hearth, L. M. 2, 59; Lchdm. ii. 280, 26. Genim ðæt séleste hunig dó ofer heorþ take the best honey, put it over the fire, 2, 28; Lchdm, ii. 224, 17. Be heorþe, Lchdm. iii. 122, 21. Hweorfaþ æfter heorþe they pass along the hearth [the floor of the fiery furnace], Exon. 55 b; Th. 196, 18; Az. 176. [Prompt. Parv. herthe, where fyre ys made ignearium, focarium: O. Frs. herth, hirth, herd: O. H. Ger. hert arula: Ger. herd.]
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