hyrst
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.
hyrst
e; f. An ornament, a decoration, jewel, anything of value, trapping, equipment, armour, implement Hyrsta falerarum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 36, 74. Hryste farelas, 108, 34. Hyrsta scýne bord and brád swyrd brúne helmas beautiful equipments, shield and broad sword, brown helms, Judth. 12; Thw. 26, 9; Jud. 317: Fins. Th. 41; Fin. 20. Bég and siglu eall swylce hyrsta swylce on horde ǽr men genumen hæfdon ring[s] and jewels, just such ornaments as before men had taken in the hoard, Beo. Th. 6309; B. 3165. Íren byrnan heard swyrd hilted and his helm háres hyrste the iron byrnie, the hard and hilted sword, and his helm, the hoary one's equipments, 5968; B. 2988. Hyrste [hyrsta, Soul Kmbl. 114] ða reádan ne gold ne seolfor [not] the red ornaments, nor gold nor silver, Exon. 99 a; Th. 370, 15; Seel. 57. Hwílum mec áhebbaþ hyrste míne sometimes my trappings [wings] raise me up, 103 a; Th. 390, 1; Rä. 8, 4: 103 b; Th. 392, 16; Rä. 11, 8: Th. 392, 24; Rä. 12, 1. Hyrste gerím rodores tungel number [heaven's] ornaments, the stars of the firmament, Cd. 100; Th. 132, 7; Gen. 2189. Ðeáh ðe hyrsta unrím ǽhte though he owned jewels unnumbered, Exon. 66 b; Th. 245, 12; Jul. 43. Ne mót hé ðara hyrsta hionane lǽdan wuhte ðon máre hordgestreóna ðonne hé hiðer brohte defunctum leves non comitantur opes, Bt. Met. Fox 14, 17-22; Met. 14, 9-11. Fyrnmanna fatu hyrstum behrorene vessels of men of old, deprived of their ornaments, Beo. Th. 5517; B. 2762. Hilderincas hyrstum gewerede, Elen. Kmbl. 526; El. 263. Hyrstum frætwed wlitig on wáge. Exon. 104 a; Th. 395, 22; Rä. 15, 11: 108 b; Th. 413, 15; Rä. 32, 20: 113 b; Th. 436, 1; Rä. 54, 7: 129 a; Th. 495, 22; Rä. 85, 7. [O. H. Ger. hrusti, Grff. ii. 546 ] DER. ge-, wíg-hyrst.
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