midde
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
midde
an; f. The middle (only in the phrase on middan) Se fugel hafaþ iiii heáfdu ... and hé is on middan hwælan hiwes the bird hath four heads ... and in the middle it is of a whale's shape, Salm. Kmbl. 526; Sal. 262. Forwrát hé wyrm on middan, Beo. Th. 5404; B. 2705. Múð wæs on middan, Exon. 108 b; Th. 415, 10; Rä. 33, 9. On æge biþ gioleca on middan, Bt. Met. Fox 20, 339; Met. 20, 170. [O. Sax. middea (an middean): Icel. miðja (í miðju): cf. O. H. Ger. mittí (in mittí): Ger. mitte.] v. on-middan.
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