hyldu
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hyldu
e; hyldo; indecl. f. Kindness, favour, affection, friendship, grace, fidelity, loyalty [v. hold.] Ys mé heortan gehygd hyldu Drihtnes Deus cordis mei, Ps. Th. 72, 21. His hyldo is unc betere tó gewinnanne ðonne his wiðermédo his favour is better for us to gain than his hostility, Cd. 30; Th. 41, 20; Gen. 659. Ðé wæs leófra his sibb and hyldo ðonne ðín sylfes bearn his [God's] peace and grace were dearer to thee than thine own child, 141; Th. 176, 33; Gen. 292l. Unc is his hyldo þearf we need his favour, 32; Th. 41, 30; Gen. 664: Judth. 9; Thw. 21, 3; Jud. 4. Hyldo tó wedde as a pledge of favour, Beo. Th. 5989; B. 2998. For ealdre hyldo from old friendship; amicitia vetus, Ors. 3, 9; Swt. 130, 28. Eallum monnum nánuht swá gód ne þuhte swá hié tó his hyldo becóme to all men nothing seemed so good as to obtain his favour, 5, 15; Swt. 250, 18. Ácwæþ hine fram his hyldo, Cd. 16; Th. 20, 6; Gen. 304. Hyldo affectum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 1, 12. Swá ic áge Pharaones helde so may I possess the favour of Pharaoh; per salutem Pharaonis, Gen. 42, 15. Wé hraðe begytan hyldo ðíne cito anticipet nos misericordia tua, Ps. Th. 78, 8. Wutun úrum Hǽlende hyldo gebeódan jubilemus Deo salutari nostro, 94, 1. Ic hyldo sóhte I sought grace, 118, 123. Englas ðe ǽr godes hyldo gelǽston angels who were loyal to God, Cd. 17; Th. 21, 9; Gen. 321: Ps. Th. 55, 10: 84, 8. [O. Sax. huldi grace, favour, devotion: O. Frs. helde, hulde: Icel. hylli favour, grace: O. H. Ger. huldi gratia, favor, devotio, fides: Ger. huld.] DER. hláford-, un-hyldu; and see helde, hyld.
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