milts
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
milts
milds, e; f. I. mildness, kindness, favour, mercy (most commonly with reference to the Deity) Mid ðec milds is apud te propitiatio est, Ps. Surt. 129, 4. Ðonne wurþe ús eallum Godes milts ðé gearuwre, L. C. E. 19; Th. i. 372, 5: L. C. S. 85; Th. i. 424, 23: Past. 44; Swt. 325, 13. Biþ ðǽr seó miccle milts áfyrred ... ðæs Ælmihtigan, Exon. 28 a; Th. 84, 10; Cri. 1371. Ús wæs á syððan Merewioingas milts ungyfeþe, Beo. Th. 5835; B. 2919. Þolige hé clǽnes legeres and Godes mildse, L. N. P. L. 62; Th. ii. 300, 19, Ðú mid mildse mínre férest thou shalt depart with my favour, Andr. Kmbl. 3344; An. 1676. Hé Drihtnes mildheortnesse gecýgde and ða mildse bæd monna cynne misericordiam Domini invocaret, et eam generi humano propitiari rogaret, Bd. 4, 3; S. 569, 9. Miltse gecýðan, onwreón, Blickl. Homl. 39, 23: 107, 2. Hæbbe hé Godes miltse (mildse), L. Eth. v. 9; Th. i. 306, 20: L. N. P. L. 64; Th. ii. 300, 24. Gemyne mildsa ðínra reminiscere miserationum tuarum, Ps. Surt. 24, 6: 68, 17. Secggan wé him þanc ealra his miltsa, Blickl. Homl. 103, 26: 109, 10. Ásecggan ða miltsa ðe hé wið ðis mennisce cynn gecýðde, 103, 19. For his miltsum by his mercies, Exon. 88 b; Th. 333, 6; Vy. 98: 42 a; Th. 140, 16; Gú. 611. II. meekness, humility(?), joy(?), (cf. O. H. Ger. milti hilaritas) Ðec Anananias and Azarias and Misahel miltsum [humbly(?), joyously(?) ] hergaþ; Exon. 55 a; Th. 195, 11; Az. 154: Th. 194, 29; Az. 146: 54 b; Th. 193, 8; Az. 118.
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