HORN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
HORN
es; m. A HORN, a drinking-horn, a cupping-horn, a trumpet, the horn-shaped projection on the gable-end of a house [v. Dasent's translation of Njála, plate 3, p. cvii], a pinnacle Oxan horn biþ x pæninga weorþ an ox's horn shall be worth ten pence, L. In. 58; Th. i. 138, 21. Se horn mínre hǽlo cornu salutis meæ, Ps. Th. 17, 3. Horn stundum song sometimes the horn sounded, Beo. Th. 2851; B. 1423. Hwílum teóh mid glæse oððe mid horne draw at times with a cupping-glass or horn, L. M. 2, 18; Lchdm. ii. 200, 13. Sete horn on ða openan scearpan put a cupping-horn on the open scarifications, 1, 56; Lchdm. ii. 126, 21. Gif feorrancumen man oððe fræmde búton wege gange and hé ðonne náwþer ne hrýme ne hé horn ne bláwe for þeóf hé biþ tó prófianne if a man come from a distance, or a stranger, go out of the highway, and he then neither shout nor blow a horn, he is to be tried as a thief, L. Wih. 28; Th. i. 42, 24. Syððan hie Hygeláces horn and býman galan ongeáton, Beo. Th. 5879; B. 2943. ii hnæppas and iiii hornas two bowls and four drinking-horns, Chart. Th. 429, 31. Ne býman ne hornas, Exon. 57 b; Th. 206, 30; Ph. 134. Ne hér ðisse healle hornas [horn næs, Th.] ne byrnaþ nor here do this hall's gables burn, Fins. Th. 7; Fin. 4. Ic wiht geseah wundorlíce horna ábitweónum húþe lǽdan I saw a creature [the moon] wondrously bringing spoil between its horns, Exon. 107 b; Th. 411, 19; Rä. 30, 2. Heorot hornum trum the hart firm-antlered, Beo. Th. 2742; B. 1369. Óþ wigbedes hornas usque ad cornu altaris, Ps. Th. 117, 25. [Goth. haurn; n. a horn, drinking-horn, trumpet, husk : O. Sax. horn-[seli] : O. Frs. horn; n. cornu, tuba : Icel. horn; n. a horn, drinking-horn, trumpet; a corner : O. H. Ger. horn; n. cornu, tuba, promontorium : Ger. horn; n.] DER. blǽd-, drenc-, fyhte-, gúþ-horn. v. án-horn.
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