oxa
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§5,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
oxa
an ; m. An ox Oxa bos ... oxa on ðam forman teáme unus, on ðam æfteran teáme binus, Wrt. Voc. i. 23, 39, 47-48: ii. 48, 36. Oxa bova, i. 287, 54. Wilde oxa bubalus, 22, 46. Oexen boves, Ps. Surt. 49, 10 : ií. p. 291, 11. Án getýme oxena, Lk. Skt. 14, 19. Oxna hyrde aubobulcus, Wrt. Voc. i. 287, 63. iiii oxnum gers mid cyninges oxnum, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. ii. 64, 29. Ðá genam Abimelech oxan and scép, Gen. 20, 14. ¶ The value of an ox as given in the Laws was 30 pence :-- Oxan mon sceal gyldan mid .xxx. p., L. O. D. 7 ; Th. i. 356, 4. Oxan tó mancuse, L. Ath. v. 6, 2 ; Th. i. 234, 1. .xxx. pæñ scyldig oððe ánes oxan, v. 8, 5 ; Th. i. 236, 31. [Goth. auhsa : Icel. uxi : O. H. Ger. ohso.] v. feld-, steór-oxa. The word is found in many placenames; see e. g. Cod. Dip. Kmbl. vi. 320.
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