hlæder
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hlæder
hlædder, e; f; hlæddre, an [?]; f. A ladder, flight of steps; scala Ðá geseah hé on swefne standan áne hlædre and godes englas up stígende and nyðer stígende on ðære hlædre viditque in somnis scalam stantem, angelos quoque del ascendentes et descendentes per eam, Gen. 28, 12, 13: Past. pref; Swt. 23, 17: Exon. 114 a; Th. 437, 11; Rä. 56, 6. On læddran sittan, Lchdm. iii. 210, 23. Tó heofnum up hlædræ rǽrdon they raised ladders up to the heavens, Cd. 80; Th. 101, 1; Gen. 1675. Hie æfter hlæddrum ástígon they mounted by steps, Blickl. Homl 209, 7. [Ayenb. lheddre: Piers P. laddre; O. Frs. hladder, hleder: O. H. Ger. hleitar, leitara: Ger. leiter.]
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