irþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
irþ
e; f. I. ploughing, tilling For yrþe for ploughing; ad arandum, L. R. S. 21; Th. i. 440, 27. II. the produce of arable land, a crop Ðæt ðæs wæstmes yrþ ðǽr má upyrnende wǽre. Ðá him ðá ðæt sǽd broht wæs ofer ealle tíd tó sáwenne and ofer eallne hiht wæstm tó beranne ðe hé on ðam ylcan land seów ðá georn ðǽr sóna upp genihtsumlíc yrþ and wæstm ut illius frugis ibi potius seges oriretur. Quod dum sibi adlatum, ultra omne tempus serendi, ultra omnem spem fructificandi, eodem in agro sereret; mox copiosa seges exorta est, Bd. 4, 28; S. 605, 38-602, 1. Ic sello ðás land mid cwice erfe and mid earþe and mid eallum þingum ðe tó londum belimpaþ I give these lands with the live stock, and crops and all things that belong to the lands, Chart. Th. 481, 3. Rípe yrþe maturam segetem, Bd. 1, 12 ; S. 480, 35, note. III. ploughed land Cf. on ða foryrþe eástewerde, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. iii. 449, 32 where Kemble translates foryrþ 'the land which is first ploughed,' xlii. [On erthes aracionibus, Pall. 4, 68 : Scott. earth the act of earing or ploughing.] v.gærs-, gafol-, lencten-yrþ; and erian.
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