sín
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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sín
seón, sién, sýn, e ; f. I. power of seeing, sight, vision Smire on ða eágan, sió sýn biþ ðý scearpre, Lchdm. ii. 30, 21. Se hwæl se ðe gársecges grund bihealdeþ sweartan sýne the whale that beholds the depths of ocean with darkened sight, Exon. Th. 427, 20 ; Rä. 41, 94. Ne wyrt ðæt ða seón it does not injure the sight, Lchdm. ii. 26, 14. Se ðe hire ða siéne onláh, ðæt heó swá wíde wlítan meahte, Cd. Th. 38, 16 ; Gen. 607. Oft ic sýne ofteáh, áblende beorna unrím, Exon. Th. 270, 21 ; Jul. 468. Næfde sellícu wiht sýne ne folme, 415, 3 ; Rä. 33, 5. II. the instrument of sight, the eye Sýne pupillam, Hpt. Gl. 487. 54. [He feide þe sene to þe egen, þe hlust to þe earen, O. E. Hom. ii. 25, 12. Ȝiff þatt tin eȝhe iss unnhal o þe séne, Orm. 9394. Ich (the owl) habbe gode sene, O. and N. 368. Goth. siuns sight : O. Sax. siun sight ; eye : Icel. sjón, sýn sight ; eye.] v. an-, heáfod-sýn (-sién).
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