nebb
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
nebb
es ; n. I. a neb (dialect.), nib, a beak, a beak-shaped thing Neb rostrum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 119, 25. Ðæt nebb (of the Phænix ) líxeþ swá glæs oððe gim, Exon. Th. 218, 24; Ph. 299. Neb (of a ship ), 392, 1 ; Rä. 11, 1. Neb (of a plough ), 403, 1 ; Rä. 22, 1. Nebb (of a rake ), 416, 23; Rä. 35, 3. Neb (of a musical instrument ), 413, 16; Rä. 32, 6. Ic (a key ) bregde nebbe, 498, 6 ; Rä. 87, 8. Ic (a helm ) hæbbe heard nebb, 489, 29; Rä. 79, 1. II. a nose, the gristle of the nose Neb internasum (cf. nose gristle internasus, 43, 20), Wrt. Voc. i. 64, 50. Gif mon óðrum ðæt neb (nebb, MSS. B. H.: næb, MS. G.) of ásleá, gebéte him mid. lx. sciłł., L. Alf. Pol. 48; Th. i. 94, 8. III. the face, countenance Neb facies, Wrt. Voc. i. 42, 51 : vultus, Hpt. Gl. 475. 6. Hys nebb (facies ) wæs mid swátlíne gebunden, Jn. Skt. 11, 44. Neb, Met. 31, 23. Be blǽdrum ðe on mannes nebbe sittaþ ... smyre ðæt neb mid, Lchdm. i. 86, 5-8. Mid ðam wlitegostan nebbe, Homl. Th. i. 430, 14. Ðonne wé wendaþ úre neb tó eástdǽle, 262, 10: ii. 102, 26. Heó helode hire nebb (vultum ), Gen. 38, 15 : Ex. 3, 6. Spǽte ðæt wíf on his nebb (faciem ), Deut. 25, 9: Num. 12, 14. Ðá forceáw hé his ágene tungan and wearp hine on ðæt neb foran (in os tyranni abjecit ), Bt. 16, 2 ; Bt. 52, 25. Hý habbaþ twá neb on ánum heáfde duas in uno habentes capite facies, Nar. 35, 24. [Icel. nef (gen. pl. nefja) the nose ; the beak of a bird.]
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