hlyst
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.
hlyst
es; m: e; f. The sense of hearing, hearing, listening Hlyst auditus, Ælfc. Gr. 11; Som. 15, 15. Ða fíf andgitu ... hlyst ... the five senses ... hearing ..., Homl. Th. ii. 550, 11: i. 138, 27. Gif se hlyst óþstande ðæt hé ne mǽge gehiéran if the hearing be stopped so that he cannot hear, L. Alf. pol. 46; Th. i. 92, 23. Ðá wearþ hæleþa hlyst then was there listening of men, Cd. 181; Th. 226, 28; Dan. 178: Exon. 55 b; Th. 196. 5; Az. 169. On ðæs folces hlyste in aures plebis, Lk. Skt. 7, 1. On hlyste auditione, Ps. Th. 111, 6: Ælfc. Gr. 1; Som. 2, 29. Lǽcedómas wið yfelre hlyste leechdoms against bad hearing, L. M. 1; Lchdm. ii. 2, 14. Gif [mon] yfelne hlyst hæbbe if a man have bad hearing, i. 3; Lchdm. ii. 40, 26. [Laym. lust: O. Sax. hlust hearing: Icel. hlust the ear.] DER. ge-hlyst.
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