styria
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
styria
styriga, styrga, styra, an; m. A sturgeon; but the word is used as the equivalent of several Latin names of fishes Styria cragacus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 105, 50: 15, 48. Styrga, styria, styra porcopiscis, Txts. 87, 1614. Styria, Wrt. Voc. ii. 68, 29. Styriga, i. 281, 59. Stiriga, 65, 63. Styria rombus, 55, 61. Ǽlc seldsýnde fisc ðe weorðlíc byþ, styria and mereswýn, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 450, 27. Andlang strǽte út on styrian pól, vi. 9, 6. Mereswýn and stirian delphinos et sturias, Coll. Monast. Th. 24, 9. [O. H. Ger. sturo, sturjo sturio, rombus, purro: Ger. stör: Du. steur: Icel. styrja: Dan. stør: Norweg. størje. The Teutonic word was adopted in Romance speeches, and the French form is seen in English sturgeon.]
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