nosu
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§5,
§7,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
nosu
neosu ; gen. a and e ; also an ; f. I. the nose Nosu nasus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 62, 4 : 1. 43, 17 : 64, 48 : naris, ii. 60, 37 : nasus vel naris, i. 70, 29. Eal ufweard nosu columna; foreweard nosu pirula, 43, 18, 21. Eal nosu columna, ii. 16, 49. Nose grystle internasus vel interfinium, i. 43, 20. Odoratus stænc on ðæra nosa, Homl. Skt. 1, 198. Wið ðæt hwam on nosa (nosan, MS. B.) wexe, Lchdm. i. 116, 11. Se ðe hæfþ miccle nosu nasatus, Ælfc. Gr. 43; Som. 45, 10: Past. 11, 1 ; Swt. 65, 3-4. Hé hæfþ medemlíce nosu, Homl. i. 456, 18 : 568, 33. Hé hæfde midmycle nosu þynne, Bd. 2, 16 ; S. 519, 34. Wið blódryne of nosum, Lchdm. i. 72, 17 : 352, 3. Gif hwylcum weargbrǽde weaxe on ðám nosum, 86, 1. Wé gestincaþ mid úrum nosum, Past. 56; Swt. 433. 20 : Bd. 5, 12 ; S. 628, 42. Ða telgran habbaþ ǽgðer ge eágon ge nosa (nosan, MS. B.), Lchdm. i. 318, 11. Nose hí habbaþ nares habent, Ps. Th. 134, 17 : 113, 14. II. a ness, a piece of land projecting into water Of hliþes nosan, Beo. Th. 3789; B. 1892. Æt brimes nosan, 5599; B. 2803. Cf. næss, næssa. [Laym. neose, nose : O. E. Homl. nease : A. R. neose : Havel. nese : Prompt. Parv. nese, nose : Chauc. nose : O. Frs. nose : Icel. nös : O. H. Ger. nasa.] v. nasu.
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