MILDE
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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MILDE
adj. I. MILD, gentle, meek, benign, liberal(?) Se wæs milde wer and monþwǽre vir omnium mansuetissimus ac simplicissimus, Bd. 4, 27; S. 603, 35. Heora cining cynseþ milde and monþwǽre (mansuetus, cf. Mt. 21, 5), Blickl. Homl. 71, 4. Ic eom milde and eáþmódre heortan mitis sum et humilis corde, Bd. 2, 2; S, 503, 4. Ðæt milde mód (Guthlac ), Exon. 43 b; Th. 146, 17; Gú. 711. Of árfæstre heortan and mildre, Blickl. Homl. 37, 27. Milde mitia, Wrt. Voc. ii. 57, 43. Spræc mildum wordum, Beo. Th. 2348; B. 1172. Mildre indulgentior, Ælfc. Gr. 43; Som. 44, 49. Manna mildost (Moses ), Cd. 170; Th. 213, 8; Exod. 549. Cwǽdon ðæt hé wǽre manna mildust and monþwǽrost they said that he was kindest and most courteous of men, Beo. Th. 6344; B. 3182. Se leó gewát swá swá ðæt mildoste lamb, Glostr. Frag. 110, 22. II. of the more towards the less powerful, merciful, clement, propitious Biddende ðæt Drihten him árfæst and milde wǽre Dominum sibi propitium fieri precabatur, Bd. 4, 31; S. 610, 31. God beó ðú milde (propitius ) mé synfullum, Lk. Skt. 18, 13: Ps. Lamb. 98, 8: Blickl. Homl. 47, 32. Mé milde weorþ miserere mei, Ps. Th. 56, 1. His milde gehigd misericordia sua, 56, 4. Cyning cystum gód, clǽne and milde (clement ), Chr. 1065; Erl. 199, 6. Ðam mildestan cyninge Wihtrǽde ríxigendum in the reign of the most clement king Wihtræd, L. Wih. pref.; Th. i. 36, 4. [Goth. milds: O. Sax. mildi: O. Frs. milde: Icel. mildr mild; also munificent: O. H. Ger. milti mansuetus, largus, munificus.] v. un-milde.
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