wǽl
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.
wǽl
es; m. n. A weel (e.g. Mode weel (wheel), Lanc.), a deep pool, gulf, deep water of a stream or of the sea Wǽl gurges, deópnysabyssus, Wrt. Voc. i. 54, 34: 80, 65. Sume weriaþ on gewitlocan wísdómes streám, ðæt hé on unnyt út ne tóflóweþ, ac se wǽl wunaþ on weres breóstum dióp and stille. Past. 65; Swt. 469, 4. Hic gurges ðis (ðis with e over i, MS. F.: ðes, MSS. D.O.) wǽl, ðæt is, deóp wæter, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 26; Zup. 52, 9. Wǽles stæð alvei (the Nile) marginem, Hpt. Gl. 492, 70. Scymriendes wǽles cerulei gurgitis, Germ. 401, 10. Wé æthrynon mid úrum árum ða ýðan ðas deópan wǽlis, wé gesáwon eác ða muntas ymbe ðære sǽ strande, Anglia viii. 299, 38. Þweálu clǽnes wǽles (gurgitis ), Hymn. Surt. 52, 13. On wǽle fúlum þweán, sume wróhte getácnaþ. Lchdm. iii. 206, 10. Fugel uppe sceal lácan on lyfte, leax sceal on wǽle mid sceóte scríðan, Menol. Fox 538; Gn. C. 39. Of wǽle getogen gurgite ductus, Hymn. Surt. 70, 27: 25, 6. Áðuah in ðær uéle (natatoria ), Jn. Skt. Lind. 9, 7. In ðæt uoel ł in ðæt fiscpól in piscinam, 5, 4. On wǽlum ádrenctum profundis pelagi flustris suffocato (Ald. 12), Hpt. Gl. 426, 22. Weálu (rubicundi oceani) gurgites, 409, 64. Ðú gedréfest deópe wǽlas conturbas profundum maris, Ps. Th. 64, 7. [With weel of þi liking torrente voluntatis tuae, Ps. 35, 9. Þai sink in þat wele (v.l. pitt), þar neuer man sank þat was o sele, C.M. 2903. Wel (rimes with sel). Misc. 149, 89. v. Jamieson's Dict. s.v. wele. O.L. Ger. wál abyssus.]
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