up-heofon
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.
up-heofon
es; m. The heavens, the sky Eall upheofon bið sweart and gesworcen, Wulfst. 137, 8. Beofaþ ealbeorhte gesceaft ... dyneþ upheofon, Exon. Th. 448, 25; Dóm. 59. Eálá middaneard ... eálá upheofon, Cd. Th. 275, 6; Sat. 167. Ðú geworhtest eorþan frætwe and upheofen; ðæt is heáh geweorc handa ðínra terram tu fundasti; et opera manuum tuarum sunt coeli, Ps. Th. 101, 22. Eorðan ic bidde and upheofon, Lchdm. i. 400, 3: Exon. Th. 60, 12; Cri. 968: Andr. Kmbl. 1596; An. 799. Se gást upheofon gesóhte spiritus astra petit, Bd. 2, 1; S. 500, 20. [Cf O. Sax. up-himil: O. H. Ger. úf-himil: Icel. upp-himinn.] Cf. up-rodor.
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