sǽ-flód
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sǽ-flód
es; m. n. I. an incoming tide, flood (as opposed to ebb) Grécas hátaþ malina sǽflód ðonne hyt wixst, and ledon ðonne hyt wanaþ (cf. ledona népflód vel ebba, malina heáhflód, Wrt. Voc. i. 57, 11-12), Anglia viii. 327, 29. Wæs án burg sió wæs néh ðæm sǽ óþ án sǽflód com and hié áwéste civitas repentino maris impetu abscissa, atque desolata est, Ors. 2, 7; Swt. 90, 20. On ðissum geáre com ðæt mycele sǽflód, and ærn swá feor up swá nǽfre ǽr ne dyde, and ádrencte feala túna, Chr. 1014; Erl. 151, 14. Ðises geáres ásprang up tó ðan swíðe sǽflód, and swá mycel tó hearme dyde swá nán man ne gemunet ðæt hit ǽfre ǽror dyde, 1099; Erl. 235, 24. Sǽflóde indruto, Wrt. Voc. ii. 48, 27. II. the sea, the water of the sea Ðá fandode forþweard scipes (Noah ) hwæðer sincende sǽflód wǽre, Cd. Th. 86, 28; Gen. 1437. Heofen and eorþe síde sǽflódas coeli et terra, mare, Ps. Th. 68, 35. [He lætte bi sæflode ȝearkien scipen gode, Laym. 2630.]
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