ile
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.
ile
es ; m. I. the sole of the foot Ile [? cf. 283. 75 hela calx, occurring in a very similar list] calx, Wrt. Voc. 65, 47. Ilas, wearras calces, ii. 127. 45. From his hnolle ufewerdan óþ his ilas neoþewerde from the crown of his head to the soles of his feet, Homl. Th. ii. 452, 27. Mid ísenum pílum heora ilas gefæstnode fastened the soles of their feet with iron nails, Homl. Skt. 5, 388. II. hard skin [such as comes on the sole of the foot?], callosity Ile callus, Ælfc. Gl. 78; Som. 72, 51; Wrt. Voc. 46, 11. Weorras vel ill callus, ii.103, 16. Him weóxon ylas on olfendes gelícnysse on his cneówum callosities grew on his knees, just as on a camel's, Homl. Th. ii. 298, 26. [To þe yle of hire helen, Marh. 10, 19 : O. Frs. ili, ile, il hard skin : Icel. il; gen. iliar; f. the sole of the foot.]
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