sele
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.
sele
es ; m. A hall, house, dwelling Cwom bytla (Guthlac) tó ðam beorge . . . wæs sele (his hermitage ) níwe, Exon. Th. 146, 24 ; Gú. 714. Sele sceal stondan, sylf ealdian, 343, 16 ; Gn. Ex. 158. Sele (Heorot, Hrothgar's hall ) hlifade, heáh and horngeáp, Beo. Th. 163 ; B. 81. Ðes sele, receda sélest, 827 ; B. 411. Ðes windiga sele (hell ), Cd. Th. 273, 14 ; Sat. 136. Hé on temple gestód . . . Hé anlícnesse geseh on seles (or from sæl, cf. 1523 ; An. 763) wáge, Andr. Kmbl. 1428 ; An. 714 : Exon. Th. 394, 17 ; Rä. 14, 4. Þegen ðe on cinges sele his hláforde þénode, L. R. 3 ; Th. i. 192, 1. Hé (Pharaoh ) lǽdan héht wíf tó his selfes sele, Cd. Th. 111, 17 ; Gen. 1857. Geseah hé engles hand in sele (Belshazzar's hall ) wrítan, 261, 16 ; Dan. 727. Hié tó sele (the Danish king's hall ), gangan cwómon, Beo. Th. 652 ; B. 323. In sele ðam heán, 1431 ; B. 713 : (Hygelac's hall ), 3973 ; B. 1984. On sele in the dragon's cave, 6248 ; B. 3128. Tó sele to the prison, Andr. Kmbl. 2624 ; An. 1313. Cyning mec on sele weorþaþ, Exon. Th. 401, 12 ; Rä. 21, 10. Ic sóhte sele sinces bryttan, hwǽr ic findan meahte ðone ðe in meodu*-*healle mec fréfran wolde, 288, 2 ; Wand. 25 : Beo. Th. 1657 ; B. 826 : 4694 ; B. 2352. Sele ásettan, sídne ræced fæste gefégan, Exon. Th. 296, 6 ; Crä. 47. Brúcan ðæs boldes ðe ús gearwaþ gǽsta ealdor ; ðæt is sige*-*dryhten ðe ðone sele frætweþ, 450, 24 ; Dóm. 92. Innan on ðone ealdan sele, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 406, 13. Ðone werigan sele (hell ). Cd. Th. 285, 4 ; Sat. 332. Ongunnon heora burh rǽran and sele settan, salo niw*-*ian, 113, 2 ; Gen. 1881. [O. Sax. seli ; m. : Icel. salr ; pl. salir : cf. O. H. Ger. seli-hús : Goth. saljan to dwell, abide.] v. bán-, beág-, beór-, burg-, burn-, deáþ-, dreór-, dryht-, eorþ-, gæst-, gold-, grund-, gúþ-, heáh-, horn-, hring-, hróf-, níþ-, will-, wín-, wind-, wyrm-sele ; sæl.
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