mere
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.
mere
mære, es; m. f(?). I. the sea (mer in mer-maid) Mere swíðe gráp on fǽge folc (of the waters of the deluge ), Cd. 69; Th. 83, 18; Gen. 138. Mere (the Red Sea ) stille bád, 158; Th. 197, 2; Exod. 300: 166; Th. 206, 27; Exod. 458. Mere sweoðerade, ýða ongin eft oncyrde, Andr. Kmbl. 930; An. 465. Æt meres ende on the shore, 442; An. 221. Ofer wídne mere, 566; An. 283. Ofer sealtne mere, Menol. Fox 203; Men. 103. Mere sécan, mǽwes éþel, Exon. 123 b; Th. 474, 5; Bo. 25. II. a mere, lake Meri stagnum, Ep. Gl. 25 b, 16. Mere stagnum, Wrt. Voc. i. 54, 15: ii. 121, 28. Nis ðæt feor heonon ðæt se mere standeþ, Beo. Th. 2729; B. 1362. In eálonde ðæs myclan meres (stagni ), Bd. 4, 29; S. 607, 10. Seó menigeo ðe stód begeondan ðam mere, Jn. Skt. 6, 22. On culfran mere; of ðæm mere ... On weorces mere; of ðære mere, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 76, 37-77, 3. Wið ðone mere secus stagnum, Lk. Skt. 5, 1, 2: 8, 22. Ðæt wé fundon sumne swíðe micelne mere in ðæm wǽre fersc wæter, Nar. 11, 26. On mære in stagnum, Blickl. Gl. Be norþan hodes mære ... ðonon up on ðone mære, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 10, 19-26. Ofer burnan ge ofer meras and ofer ealle wæterpyttas super rivos ac paludes et omnes lacus aquarum, Ex. 7, 19. III. an artificial pool, cistern On Syloes mere in natatoria Siloae, Jn. 9, 7, 11. Drinc ðæt wæter of ðínum ágenum mere bibe aquam de cisterna tua, Past. 48, 5; Swt. 373, 4, 8. [Goth. marei; f.: O. Sax. O. L. Ger. meri; f.: Icel. marr; m.: O. H. Ger. mari, meri; m. n.: Ger. meer; n.: Lat. mare.] v. fisc-, hran-, hring-, hwæl-, ís-, sund-, wín-, ýð-mere.
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