hlyt
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hlyt
[or hlýt?], es; m. A lot, portion Hlyt sors, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 44; Som. 13, 3. Ðú gedydest ðæt wé mǽtan úre land mid rápum and mín hlyt gefeóll ofer ðæt betste funes ceciderunt mihi in præclaris, Ps. Th. 15, 6. On handum ðínum hlyt mín in manibus tuis sortes meæ, Ps. Spl. 30, 18. Hlyt wísode ðǽr hie dryhtnes ǽ déman sceoldon the lot appointed where they should judge the Lord's law, Apstls. Kmbl. 18; Ap. 9. On hlyte sorti, Ælfc. Gr. 38; Som. 41, 18. Ðú hit tódǽlst mid hlyte tu eam sorte divides, Deut. 31, 7. Mid háligra hlyte wunigan to dwell with the saints, Elen. Kmbl. 1639; El. 821. Hí sendon hlyt miserunt sortem, Ps. Spl. 21, 17. Swá him dryhten sylf hlyt getǽhte as God himself assigned a lot to them, Andr. Kmbl. 12; An. 6: 28; An. 14. Ne séc ðú þurh hlytas hú ðé geweorþan scyle do not seek by casting of lots what thy fate is to be, Prov. Kmbl. 32. Gif hwá hlytas begá si quis sortilegia exerceat, L. Ecg. P. iv. 19; Th. ii. 210, 11. [The Pastoral has the form hliet (v. hlét), which seems to correspond with the Gothic hlauts and would suggest ý not y in hlyt. But compare Icel. hlutr, hlaut, Cl. and Vig. Dict.] v. hlot.
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