HLÁF
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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HLÁF
es; m. Bread, food, a loaf Gehafen hláf fermentacius panis: ceorlisc hláf cibarius: geseórid hláf acrizimus panis: hwǽten hláf siligeneus vel triticeus: heorþbacen hláf subcinericius vel focarius: ofenbacen hláf clibanius: gehyrst hláf frixius panis, Ælfc. Gl. 66; Som. 69, 59-69; Wrt. Voc. 41, 15-23. Litel hláf pastillus: ofenbacen hláf fermentum, 31; Som. 61, 84, 94; Wrt. Voc. 27, 14, 24. Him hylpþ eác ofenbacen hláf, L. M. 2, 27; Lchdm. ii. 222, 17. Smæl hláf artolaganus, Cot. 21, Lye. Tú hund greátes hláfes and þridde smales two hundred [loaves?] of coarse bread, and a third of fine, Chart. Th. 158, 25. Hwítes hláfes cruman crumbs of white bread, L. M. 1, 2; Lchdm. ii. 34, 21. Ne sý neáta cwyld ne ádl ne hláfes hungor let there not be murrain among cattle, or disease, or lack of food, Shrn. 104, 27. Sing ðis on ánum berenan hláfe and syle ðan horse etan sing this over a barley loaf and give it the horse to eat, Lchdm. iii. 68, 31: Blickl. Homl. 179, 31: Jn. Skt. 6, 9. Man sceolde dón dǽdbote on hláfe and on wætere pœnitentia sit agenda in pane et aqua, L. Ecg. C. 2; Th. ii. 134, 4. Úrne dæghwamlícan hláf syle ús tódæg give us to-day our daily bread, Mt. Kmbl. 6, 11. Mid Grécum diáconas ne móton brecan gehálgodne hláf apud Græcos diaconis non licet frangere panem sanctum, L. Ecg. C. 35; Th. ii. 160, 9: L. M. 3, 41; Lchdm. ii. 334, 22: L. Edg. C. 43; Th. ii. 254, 1. For hwon ne rǽcst ðú ús ðone hwítan hláf ðone ðú sealdest Saban quare non nobis porrigis panem nitidum quem Saba dabas, Bd. 2, 5; S. 507, 14. Cyse and drygne hláf cheese and dry bread, L. M. 2, 26; Lchdm. ii. 278, 21. Hláf wexenne a wax plaster, Lchdm. iii. 210, 1, 2. Gesufelne hláf, L. Ath. V. 8, 6; Th. i. 236, 36. Ðeorfe hláfas unleavened loaves, Homl. Th. ii. 264. 3. cxx. huǽtenra hláfa and xxx. clénra one hundred and twenty wheaten loaves and thirty made without bran, 460, 16. cxx gesuflra hláfa, 32: 469, 3. On xii mónþum ðú scealt sillan ðínum þeówan men vii hund hláfa and xx hláfa búton morgenmetum and nónmetum in twelve months thou shalt give thy slave-man seven hundred and twenty loaves, besides meals at morn and noon, Salm. Kmbl. 192, 18. Cweþ ðæt ða stánas tó hláfum geweorþan tell the stones to become loaves, Blickl. Homl. 27, 7. [Orm. laf: Laym. laves. pl: Ayenb. lhove: Goth. hlaibs: Icel. hleifr: O. H. Ger. hlaiba, leib panis, tortella: Ger. laib.] DER. heofon-, offrung-hláf.
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