symbelness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
symbelness
e; f. Festivity, solemnity Symmelnysse festivitate, solemnitate, Hpt. Gl. 496, 17. Semelnyssa solemnia, festivitates, 500, 7. I. festivity, feasting Ðǽr ðurhwunaþ seó éce bliss; ne byþ ðǽr hungor ne þurst. . ., ac háligra symbelnys ðǽr þurhwunaþ á bútan ende, Wulfst. 143, 2. Symbelnes, Blickl. Homl. 65, 21. Hwǽr beóþ ðonne ða symbelnessa and ða ídelnessa and ða ungemetlícan hleahtras? 59, 17. II. a religious festival or solemnity Æftersanga symbolnys matutinorum sollempnitas, R. Ben. Interl. 43, 2. In dege mérum symbelnisse (sollemnitatis ) eówerre, Ps. Surt. 80, 3. Symelnysse, Ps. Spl. 80, 3. On ðære Eástorlícan tíde symbelnysse in ipso tempore festi Paschalis, Bd. 3, 24; S. 557, 40. On ludéa symbelnysse (festivitate ) wǽron geworden Drihtnes ǽfengereordu, Homl. Ass. 153, 40. Gérlíco symbelnise annua solemnitate, Rtl. 49, 25. Cuman tó ðære mæssan symbelnysse, L. E. I. 24; Th. ii. 420, 36: Bd. 1, 27; S. 496, 43: 2, 4; S. 505, 22. Ða symbelnessa mæssena sollemnia missarum, 4, 22; S. 592, 20. II a. festive nature :-- Ðonne ealle dagas áteoriaþ, ðonne þurhwunaþ hé (Sunday) aa on his symbelnysse (it continues ever in its character of festival ), Anglia viii. 310, 28.
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