hof
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hof
es; n. A house, hall, dwelling, building; ædes, domus Lytel hof ædicula, Ælfc. Gl. 107; Som. 78, 84; Wrt. Voc. 57, 60. Cinges hof basilica, Som. 78, 86; Wrt. Voc. 58, 1. Hof séleste dwelling most excellent [the ark ], Cd. 69; Th. 84, 6; Gen. 1393: 66; Th. 79, 25; Gen. 1316: 67; Th. 81, 15; Gen. 1345: 73; Th. 90, 2; Gen. 1489. Gif hwá hwylce hefige yfelnysse on his hofe geseó genime mandragoran on middan ðam huse swá mycel swá hé ðonne hæbbe ealle yfelu hé út ánýdeþ if any one see some grievous evil in his home, let him take mandragora into the middle of the house, as much as he has at the time, he will drive out all evils, Herb. 132, 7; Lchdm. i. 248, 11: Cd. 76; Th. 94, 29; Gen. 1569: 112; Th. 148, 13; Gen. 2456. Hé gewát from his ágenum hofe isaac lǽdan he departed from his own house leading Isaac, 139; Th. 173, 32; Gen. 2870. Him Hróðgár gewát tó hofe sínum ríce tó reste Hrothgar had gone to his sleeping-chamber, Beo. Th. 2477; B. 1236. Tó hofe sínum to her dwelling, 3019; B. 1507: 3953; B. 1974. Se hálga wæs tó hofe lǽded in ðæt dimme ræced the saint was led to the building [prison] into that dark house, Andr. Kmbl. 2616; An. 1309. Of ðam engan hofe, Exon. 73 b; Th. 274, 12; Jul. 532: Elen. Kmbl. 1420; El. 712. Tó hofe to the [queen's] house, 1111; El. 557. In ðam reónian hofe underground, 1664; El. 835. Him hof tǽhte pointed out to them the dwelling [of Hrothgar ], Beo. Th. 630; B. 312. Ðæt rǽdleáse hof hell, Cd. 2; Th. 3, 32; Gen. 44: 217; Th. 276, 23; Sat. 193. Hofa ædes, Ælfc. Gl. 107; Som. 78, 83; Wrt. Voc. 57, 59. Hé ða hofa gehealdeþ and begýmeþ qui illa oppida maritima observat, Nar. 37, 26. Hofu, Andr. Kmbl. 1676; An. 840: Exon. 124 a; Th. 477, 26; Ruin. 30. On Faraones hofun in domos Pharaonis, Ex. 8, 24. Hofum, Beo. Th. 3677; B. 1836. [O. Sax. O. Frs. hof: Icel. hof a temple: O. H. Ger. hof curtis, curta, atrium, aula, domus; Ger. hof.] DER. ceaster-, gæst-, gnorn-, grorn-, heolstor-, mearc-, morþor-, sand-, stán-, súsl-, ýþ-hof.
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