HUND
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun, Adjective, Numeral
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
HUND
n. A HUNDRED; centum Gyf hwylc mann hæfþ hund sceápa si fuerint alicui centum oves, Mt. Kmbl. 18, 12. Hund sestra ... hund mittena hwǽtes, Lk. Skt. 16, 6, 7. Senatum ðæt wæs án hund manna ðéh heora æfter fyrste wǽre þreó hund, Ors. 2, 4; Swt. 70, 36. Mid án hund scipa, Bt. Met. Fox 26, 30; Met. 26, 15. Sum hund scipa some hundred ships, Chr. 894; Erl. 91, 5. Ðæt flód stód ðá swá án hund daga and fíftig daga obtinuerunt aquæ terram centum quinquaginta diebus, Gen. 7, 24. Æfter óðer healf hund daga post centum quinquaginta dies, 8, 3. Mið penningum twǽm hundum denariis ducentis, Mk. Skt. Lind. 6, 37. Ðǽr wǽron twá hund and eahta and feówertig wera, Blickl. Homl. 239, 14. Mid ccl hunde [þridde healf hund, MS. E.] scipa, Chr. 893; Erl. 88, 25. Ðá geceás Gedeon þreó hund manna, Jud. 7, 6. Þreó hund manna and eahtatýne men, Gen. 14, 14. Geseald tó þrím hunde penega sold for three hundred pence, Blickl. Homl. 69, 8: 75, 22. Þriim hundum peninga, Jn. Skt. Lind. 12, 5. Feówer hund geára, Gen. 15, 13. Ðá ðá hé wæs fíf hund geára, 5, 32. Nigon hund wintra and lxxi, Blickl. Homl. 119, 2. Hira monig hund ofslógon slew many hundreds of them, Chr. 895; Erl. 93, 28. Hund síðon on dæge a hundred times a day, Homl. Th. i. 456, 21. [Goth. hund: O. Sax. hund: O. H. Ger. hunt. This word is the representative of a fuller form which is seen in Gothic as taihun-téhund, -taihund [Lk. 15, 4: 16, 6], and which points to a primitive dakan-dakanta = ten-tenth = hundred. The Latin centum shews a similar modification.] v. next word.
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