múþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§5,
§7,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
múþ
es; m. I. of persons, a. The mouth Múþ os, Wrt. Voc. i. 64, 52. Múþes hróf palatum, 64, 58. Gán[i]gende múþe hiulco rostro, ii. 79, 34. Hé for ðý sáre ne mihte his hand tó múþe gedón could not put his hand to his mouth, Bd. 3, 2 ; S. 525, 4. Eall ðæt on ðone múþ gǽþ, gǽþ on ða wambe, Mt. Kmbl. 15, 17. Múþum buccis, Wrt. Voc. ii. 12, 16. b. the mouth as an instrument of speech Be ǽlcon worde ðe of Godes múþe gǽþ, Mt. Kmbl. 4, 4. Hé æt his sylfes múþe gehýrde, Bd. 3, 27; S. 558, 40. Múþas ealle ða unriht sprecaþ os loquentium iniqua, Ps. Th. 62, 9. c. the face Ic sprece tó him múþe tó múþe, Num. 12, 8. II. of things, A mouth, opening, orifice Ǽlces kynnes múþ orificium, Wrt. Voc. i. 19, 57 : Exon. 108 b; Th. 415, 10; Rä. 33, 9. Duru sceal on healle, rúm recedes múþ. Menol. Fox 533; Gn. C. 37, Gif mon biþ on hrif wund. ... gif hé þurhwund biþ, æt gehweðerum múþe twentig sciłł. , L. Alf. pol. 61 ; Th. i. 96. 12. Beleác heofonríces weard merehúses múþ (the door of the ark ), Cd. 69; Th. 82, 18; Gen. 1364. [Goth. munþs: Icel. munnr, múðr: O. Sax. múð : O. Frs. muth, mund: O. H. Ger. mund.]
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