sófte
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sófte
(sóft?); adj. Soft Sófte suavis, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 28; Zup. 54, 5. I. soft (of sleep), quiet, undisturbed Ic sóftum slǽpe mé gereste, Homl. Th. i. 566, 22. II. soft, luxurious Ne hé ne cume on wearmum bæðe ne on sóftum bedde, L. Ælfc. C. 11; Th. ii. 280, 22. On ðam sóftum baðe, Homl. Skt. i. 11, 231. III. gentle, not harsh, not stern, v. sófte, III. [ He wæs swíðe gód and sófte man and dyde mycel tó góde, Chr. 1114; Erl. 244, 38. Hé milde man was and sófte and gód, 1137; Erl. 261, 31.] v. séfte.
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