rǽding
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
rǽding
e; f. I. reading Bisceopes dægweorc. Ðæt biþ mid rihte his gebedu ǽrest, and ðonne his bócweorc, rǽding, L. I. P. 8; Th. ii. 314, 19. Æmtigaþ eów tó rǽdinge vacate lectioni, hé begǽþ his rǽdinge vacuus est lectionibus, Ælfc. Gr. 33; Som. 37, 14. Ðæs ðe ic on rǽdinge ne mihte fullíce ásmeágan, Wulfst. 65, 22. Beó ðú ábisgad ymbe rǽdinge attende lectioni, Past. 22, 1; Swt. 169,17. I a. a reading, a single act of reading :-- Ofthrǽdlíce rǽdinga háligra bóca, L. E. I. 2; Th. ii. 404, 2. Capitula rǽdinga, R. Ben. 43, 2. II. what is read, reading, a passage in a book, a lesson Ðis Englise ǽtýwþ hwæt seó foresette rǽding (passage ) mǽnþ, Anglia viii. 298, 9. Seó rǽding cwyþ ðæt ðǽr ys gyt on ǽlcum tácne healftíd, 298, 31 : 300, 32 : 309, 1. Sý án rǽdincg gerǽd of ðære ealdan cýðnesse let one lesson from the Old Testament be read, R. Ben. 34, 12. Agustinus ús onwreáh ðissere rǽdinge (the lesson for the day ) andgit, Homl. Th. ii. 384, 21. Swá swá gé gehýrdon on ðissere rǽdinge (the homily which precedes ), Homl. Skt. i. 11, 284. Hé lufode hálige rǽdinge ... ealle his geféran sceolde sealmas leornian oððe sume rǽdinge, Swt. A. S. Rdr. 97, 62-65. Gé sculon singan sunnanúhtan ǽfre nigon ræpsas mid nigon rǽdingum, L. Ælfc. P. 44; Th. ii. 384, 5. Man þreó rǽdinga rǽde, R. Ben. 33. 14. Wé willaþ on ðisre stówe ða seofon rǽdinga (passages ) áwrítan ðe ymbe ða seofon geár synd gedihte ... Ðás rǽdinga syndon wíde cúðe, Anglia viii. 314, 18-22. III. rule, government (v. rǽdan, IV) Hæfdon sume mid áþum gefæstnod ðæt hí on hire rǽdinge (rǽdenne, other MSS.) beón woldon, Chr. 918; Erl. 105, 30. v. béc-, bóc-, pistol-rǽding.
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