sefa
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sefa
an ; m. Understanding, mind, heart Sefa sensus (cf. gewit sensus , 42, 35), Wrt. Voc. i. 64, 17 : 282, 27. Sefa nearwode (of Noah when drunk ), Cd. Th. 94, 32 ; Gen. 1570. Him (Nebuchadnezzar on recovery from his madness ) in gást becwom rǽdfæst sefa, 257, 2 ; Dan. 652. Næs him hreó sefa, Beo. Th. 4367 ; B. 2180. Gif ðín hige wǽre, sefa swá searogrim, swá ðú self talast, 1192 ; B. 594. Him wæs leóht sefa, hyge untyddre, Andr. Kmbl. 2504 ; An. 1253 : Exon. Th. 164, 33 ; Gú. 1021. Geómor sefa, mód morgenseóc, 458, 3 ; Hy. 4, 94 : Beo. Th. 98 ; B. 49. Leóht sefa, ferhþ gefeónde, Elen. Kmbl. 346 ; El. 173. Weá biþ in móde, siofa synnum fáh, Frag. Kmbl. 28 ; Leás. 16. Módcræfte séc þurh sefan snyttro, Exon. Th. 28, 5 ; Cri. 442. Sécan sefan ge*-*hygdum, Cd. Th. 219, 4 ; Dan. 49. Sefan sídne geþanc, 249, 26 ; Dan. 536. Sefan (seofan, MS. A.) snytro, Salm. Kmbl. 133 ; Sal. 66. On sefan (ondgete, Ps. Surt. 77, 72) in sensu, Blickl. Gl. Hié ðam Hálgan Gáste onféngon on heora sefan, Blickl. Homl. 137, 6. On wérigum sefan, Exon. Th. 74, 18 ; Cri. 1208. On mildum sefan, 83, 6 ; Cri. 1352. On sídum sefan, 169, 17 ; Gú. 1096. On sárgum sefan, 183, 20 ; Gú. 1330. Tó ontýnenne míne sefan, Nar. 40, 30. Ic heom ábleonde hera sefan, 45, 7. Þurh rúmne sefan rǽd gelǽran, Beo. Th. 561 ; B. 278. Begém úrum sefum intende nostris sensibus, Hymn. Surt. 22, 3. Úrum sefum leóht gearce nostris sensibus lumen prebe, 53, 22. v. breóst-, ferhþ- (firhþ-, fyrhþ-), mód-, wís-sefa.
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