mearh
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.
mearh
g. meares; m. A horse, steed Mearh moldan træd, Elen. Kmbl.109; El. 55. Cyninges mearh, 2383; El. 1193. Se swifta mearh burhstede beáteþ, Beo. Th. 4521; B. 2264. Hwǽr cwom mearg, hwǽr cwom mago, Exon. 77 b; Th. 291, 34; Wand. 92. Sum biþ meares gleáw one is skilful in the management of a steed, 79 a; Th. 297, 17; Crä. 69. Tomes meares, 91 a; Th. 342, 13; Gn. Ex. 142. Ðá hé on meare rád, on wlancan ðam wicge, Byrht. Th. 135, 54: Elen. Kmbl. 2349; El. 1176. Ðe him mænigne mear gesealde, Byrht. Th. 137, 19; By. 188. Eahta mearas, Beo. Th. 2075; B. 1035. Fealwe mearas, 1735; B. 865. Mearas æppelfealuwe, 4333. Meara and máðnsa, 4338; B. 2166. Mearum and máðmum, 3800; B. 1898. Beornas cómon wiggum gengan on mearum módige, Andr. Kmbl. 2,193; An. 1098. [Icel. marr a steed (in poetry; used in compounds, e.g. vág-marr wavesteed, of ships: O. H. Ger. marah, march equus.] v. lagu-, sǽ-, ýðmearh.
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