HUND
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
HUND
es; m. A HOUND, a dog; applied to persons as a term of abuse in English and in other dialects Ðá hé ðider com ðá sceolde cuman ðære helle hund ongeán hine ðæs nama wæs Ceruerus when he came thither, it is said, that then the dog of hell, whose name was Cerberus, came towards him, Bt. 35, 6; Fox 168, 15. Wið hundes slite for the bite of a dog, Herb. 177, 2; Lchdm. i. 310, 8. Of ðæs hundes handa de manu canis, Ps. Th. 21, 18. Ðone hǽðenan hund the heathen dog [Holofernes ], Judth. 10; Thw. 23, 7; Jud. 110. Swá hundas ut canes, Ps. Th. 58, 6. Dumbe hundas canes muti, Past. 5, 1; Swt. 89, 17. Hunda gebeorc barking of dogs, Ælfc. Gr. 1; Som. 2, 35. Nys hit ná gód ðæt man nime bearna hláf and hundum worpe non est bonum sumere panem filiorum et mittere canibus, Mt. Kmbl. 15, 26. [Goth. hunds: O. Sax. O. Frs. hund: Icel. hundr: O. H. Ger. hunt: Ger. hund.] DER. heáh-, deór-, helle-, hroð-, wéde-hund.
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