ród
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.
ród
e; f. I. a rod, pole. v. segl-ród. II. a measure of land Se haga is fram ðære eá eástwardes .xxviii. róda lang and súþwardes .xxiiii. róda brád and eft ðanon westwardes on sæferne .xix. róda long, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. ii. 150, 6-9. III. a cross, rood (as in Holy-rood) Ðeós ród haec crux, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 67; Som. 14, 8. Ród crux vel staurus, Wrt. Voc. i. 26, 52. Wítestengces, róde eculei, róde gabuli, Hpt. 478, 70-74. Ic bidde ðé for ðære hálegan róde tácne, Bt. 42; Fox 260, 3. Hé hine gesénade mid Cristes róde tácne signans se signo sanctae crucis, Bd. 4, 24; S. 599, 6. Hí mearcodon mid blóde Tau, ðæt is róde tácen, Homl. Th. ii. 266, 8. Se Hǽlend róde tácen ofer Adam geworhte, Nicod. 32; Thw. 17, 29. Ðæt gé sceolan þurh ðæt treów mýnre róde oferswýðan ðone deáþ, Thw. 17, 21. Sige forgeaf cyning ælmihtig þurh his róde treó, Elen. Kmbl. 294; El. 147. Ðá gefæstnodon Judéi hine róde gealgan ... Mancynna ealdor ðære róde gealgan underféng, Homl. Th. i. 588, 16-19. Hǽt Pharao ðé áhón on róde (in cruce ), Gen. 40, 19. Gá nyþer of ðære róde, Mt. Kmbl. 27, 40. Ðone hig nýddon ðæt hé bǽre hys róde, 27, 32 : Jn. Skt. 19, 17. Hé ðǽr þreó métte róde ætsomne, Elen. Kmbl. 1665; El. 834. III. a crucifix. v. sweor-ród. [O. Sax. róda a cross : O. Frs. róde patibulum : O. L. Ger. ruoda virga; rood (a measure) : Icel. róða a rood, crucifix : O. H. Ger. ruota virga.] v. wearh-, wyn-ród.
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