rǽdels
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
rǽdels
es; m.: e; f.: rǽdelse, rǽdelle (?), an; f. I. counsel, consideration Seó rédelse and ðæt geþeaht úrra feónda geteorode, Ps. Th. 9, 6. II. debate, speech in council (v. rǽdan, II b) Rǽdelse concionis, locutionis, Hpt. Gl. 461, 4. III. conjecture, imagination, interpretation (v. rǽdan, VI a) Rǽswung vel rǽdels conjecture, i. opinatio, estimatio, interpretatio, Wrt. Voc. ii. 133, 53. Ðeáh se leása wéna and sió rǽdelse ðara dysigena monna tiohhie ðæt se anweald síe ðæt héhste gód (hominum fallax opinio ), Bt. 27, 3; Fox 98, 32. Eall ðis ðú gerehtest tó sóðe swíðe gesceádwíslíce búton ǽlcre leásre rǽdelsan haec nullis extrinsecus sumtis, sed altero ex altero fidem trahente, insitis domesticisque probationibus explicabas, 35, 5; Fox 164, 31. Hrǽdelse conjectura, argumentatione, Hpt. Gl. 443, 19. Of rǽdelse conjectura, 460, 11. III a. the imaginative faculty :-- Hé (man) hine ongit þurh his rǽdelsan (imaginatio) synderlíce, þurh his gesceádwísnesse (ratio ) synderlíce, Bt. 41, 5; Fox 252, 19. IV. a dark saying, enigma, riddle Rǽdels aenigma, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 1; Som. 8, 23. Hé ásette rǽdels ðus cweðende : Swá hwilc man swá mínne rǽdels riht árǽde onfó se mýnre dohtor tó wífe, and se ðe hine misrǽde, sý hé beheáfdod, Ap. Th. 3, 8-11. The riddle is given on p.4. Ða clamme ðe ða rǽdellan(rǽdelsan ?) wið rýnemenn heáld, Exon. Th. 423, 31; Rä. 43, 13. Ic sprece tó him openlíce næs þurh rédelsas (per aenigmata; dark speeches, A. V.), Num. 12, 8. [Wick. redels : Piers P. redel, ridel : Prompt. Parv. rydyl or probleme enigma : M. H. Ger. rátsal : M. L. Ger. rédelse.] v. rǽsele.
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