telga
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
telga
an; m. A branch, bough, a. literal Telge ramus, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 24, 32: Mk. Skt. Lind. 13, 28. Telgan fronde, Wrt. Voc. ii. 33, 60. Telgan virgultum, i. 39, 17. Unberende telgan spadones, 38, 8. Telgan gehladene, Exon. Th. 202, 28; Ph. 76. Telgu rami, Mk. Skt. Rush. 13, 28. Telgena palmitum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 66, 34. Telgum gescafenum corticibus, Hpt. Gl. 412, 41. Balzamum of ðæra treówa telgan (ramis ) weól, Nar. 26, 21. Blǽda on treówes telgum, Cd. Th. 55, 10; Gen. 892: 88, 24; Gen. 1470: Exon. Th. 210, 19; Ph. 188. Beorc byþ on telgum wlitig, Runic pm. Kmbl. 342, 30; Rún. 18: Ps. Th. 57, 8: 103, 16. Telgo frondes, Mk. Skt. Lind. 11, 8: ramos, 4, 32. Genim ðysse wyrte (yarrow) telgan, Lchdm. i. 198, 12 note. ¶ In the following passage Kemble and Leo take the word as meaning a strip of land (fallow), but as such a strip of land if fallow one year would not be so the next, its designation as the fallow strip would hardly serve the purpose of marking a boundary. Telga might rather refer to a branch distinguishable from the loss of its bark :-- Andlang strǽte on ðone calewan telgan, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. i. 258, 7. See iii. xxxix, and Leo, Place Names, p. 66. b. figurative Hé bær ða wǽtan ðære uncyste in ðæm telgan, ðone hé geteáh ǽr of ðan wyrtruman, Bd. 1, 27; M. 82, 14. Wr-ohtes telgan, Cd. Th. 61, 3; Gen. 991. Ealle ða telgan ðú gebrǽddest extendisti palmites ejus, Ps. Th. 79, 11. Telgo míno ramos meos, Rtl. 68, 32. v. wudu-telga; telgor, telgra.
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