hrif
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hrif
rif, es; n. The womb, belly; uterus, venter Ðín ðæt fæðmlíce hrif thine enfolding womb, Blickl. Homl. 7, 29. Hrif uterus, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 1, 8: 19 12: Rtl. 51, 27. Ðæt uferre hrif, L. M. 2, 28; Lchdm. ii. 224, 8. Rif vel seó inre wamb alvus, Ælfc. Gl. 74; Som. 71, 55; Wrt. Voc. 44, 38. Wið hrifes áþundennesse for puffing of the visceral cavity, Lchdm. iii. 70, 24. Of módur hrife mínre de utero matris meæ, Ps. Th. 138, 11: 70, 5. Of hryfe ex utero, Ps. Spl. 21, 8. On hrife ðære á clǽnan fǽmnan, Blickl. Homl. 33, 15. Bán biþ funden on heortes heortan hwílum on hrife a bone is found in a hare's heart, sometimes in its belly, L. Med. ex Quadr. 2, 17; Lchdm. i. 338, 6. Ácsedon hwider hie fleón woldon ðæt hie óðer gener næfden búton hie on heóra wífa hrif gewiton quærentes, num in uteros uxorum vellent refugere, Ors. 1, 12; Swt. 54, 4. Lácnung on ðæt hrif tó sendanne to send medicine into the belly, L. M. 2, 32; Lchdm. ii. 234, 19. Þurh mínre módor hrif, Exon. 111 a; Th. 424, 27; Rä. 41, 44: 14 a; Th. 27, 4; Cri. 425. [O. Frs. rif, ref: O. H. Ger. href, ref uterus.] v. mid-hrif.
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