sife
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sife
es ; n. A sieve Sibi crebrum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 105, 41. Sife crebrum, cribellum, 136, 62 : cribrum, i. 34, 41 : cribra vel cribellum, 83, 20. Lytel sife cribellum, 34, 42. Ásift smale þurh smæl sife sift fine through a fine sieve, Lchdm. ii. 94, 2 : 72, 28. Man sceal habban . . . syfa . . . hérsyfe, Anglia ix. 264, 13. [O. H. Ger. sib ; n. cribrum, cribellum.] v. hǽr-, windwig-sife.
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