molde
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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molde
an; f, I. mould, dust, sand, earth Molde sabulum, Wrt. Voc. i. 37, 24: sablo, ii. 119, 39: 89, 36. Of ðære moldan (pulvere) ðæs flóres monige untrume men gehǽlede wǽron. Ond heóbæd ðæt hyre man sumne dǽl ðære hálwendan moldan (pulveris ) sealde, Bd. 3, 11; S. 536, 5-8: 3, 10; S. 534, 23, 29. Ða ðe for hund wintrum mid eorþan moldan (pulvere terras ) bewrogene wǽron, L. Ecg. P. iv. 66; Th. ii. 226, 23. Ðonne hit (cadaver ) biþ on ða byrgenne set, ðonne wyrpeþ man moldan ofer hit, L. Ecg. C. 36; Th. ii. 162, 3. His þegnas mid moldan hit (a cross) gefæstnedon adgesto a militibus pulvere, terrae figeretur, Bd. 3, 2; S. 524, 19. Be moldan ða ðe on ðære stówe genumene wǽron, 3, 9; S. 533, 27. II. ground, earth, land Molde vel land humus, rus, arvum, Wrt. Voc. i. 41, 61: humus, 70, 12: Ælfc. Gr. 8; Som. 7, 53. Of ðære moldan tyrf from the grass of the ground, Exon. 56 b; Th. 202, 8; Ph. 66. God forþ áteáh of ðære moldan (de humo ) ǽlces cynnes treów, Gen. 2, 9. Þeóda wealdend árás of moldan (rose from the grave ), Hy. 10, 34; Hy. Grn. ii. 293, 34: Exon. 120 a; Th. 460, 24; Hö. 22. Ðonne of ðisse moldan men onwecniaþ, deáde of duste árísaþ, Cd. 227; Th. 302, 22; Sat. 604. Ða moldan ðe meolce and hunige fléwþ humum lacte et melle fluentem, Num. 14, 8. Mearh moldan træd the steed trod the ground, Elen. Kmbl. 109; El. 55. III. earth (the dwelling place of men) Ne mihte ða on moldan man geríman no man on earth might number them, Ps. Th. 104, 30: 127, 5: Cd. 202; Th. 251, 21; Dan. 567: Exon. 99 a; Th. 371, 13; Seel. 75. Of moldan on ða mǽran gesceaft from earth to heaven, Bt. Met. Fox 20, 561; Met. 20, 281. Men ofer moldan men upon earth, Rood Kmbl. 23; Kr. 12: Hy. 3, 12; Hy. Grn. ii. 281, 12: Exon. 50 b; Th. 176, 2; Gú. 1203. Meotud ða moldan gesette, 56a; Th. 198, 15; Ph. 10. [Goth. mulda dust: Icel. mold mould, earth: O. H. Ger. molta pulvis, humus, solum, terra.] v. græs-molde.
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