manig-feald
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective, Numeral
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manig-feald
adj. I. Manifold, multifarious, of many kinds, various, consisting of many parts, complex Mænigfeald multiplex, Ps. Th. 67, 17. Ys mænigfeald multiplicata est, 118, 69. Ðes pistol is swíðe menigfeald ús tó gereccenne this epistle is very complex for us to expound. Homl. Th. i. 448, 7. Ús þincþ tó manigfeald ðæt wé swíðor ymbe ðis sprecon. Lchdm. iii. 276, 8. Manigfealde multifariam, Wrt. Voc. ii. 57, 51. Manigfealdne multimodam, 58, 20: Exon. 17b; Th. 41, 27; Cri. 662. On swá manigfeald gedǽled, Bt. 34, 9; Fox 146, 17. Wé swá monigfeald witon, alra tácna gehwylc, Elen. Kmbl. 1284; El. 644. Ða manigfealdan míne geþohtas, Exon. 18a; Th. 453, 1; Hy. 4, 8. Þurh monigfealdra mǽgna gerýno, 16b; Th. 38, 7; Cri. 603: 42a; Th. 140, 26; Gú. 616. For ðǽm mistlícum and manigfealdum weoruldbisgum, Bt. prooem; Fox viii, 5. Hit sceal heonanforþ mænigfealdre weorþan, Wulfst. 83, 19. Monigfealdran, Exon. 51a; Th. 177, 2; Gú. 1221. Wæs ðǽr seó monigfealdeste wól, mid moncwealme, ge eác ðætte ne wíf ne niéten ne mehton nánuht libbendes geberan, Ors. 4, 1; Swt. 158, 17. II. Manifold, numerous, abundant; as a grammatical term, plural Menifeld augmentatus, Hpt. Gl. 440, 51. Numerus is getel, singularis anfeald, and pluralis menigfeald, Ælfc. Gr. 13; Som. 15, 59. Sume naman maciaþ heora mænigfealdan dativum on -bus, 7; Som. 6, 64. On hyra menigfealdan spǽce in multiloquio suo, Mt. 6, 7. Manifealde copiosa, Hpt. Gl. 468, 5. Mid mænifealdre crebra, 512, 34. Heora ǽhta wǽron menifælde. Gen. 13, 6. Hí cómon swá mænigfealde swá swá sandceosol, Jos. 11, 4. Mænigfealdum þénungum exequiis pluribus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 144, 78. [Goth. manag-falþs: O. Sax., O. H. Ger. manag-fald multiplex, frequens, varius.]
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