wan-hál
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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wan-hál
adj. Imperfect as regards health or soundness of body, weak, sick, maimed, infirm, unsound Wanhál inbecillis, Wrt. Voc. i. 51, 23. Betere ðé ys ðæt ðú gá wanhál (debilis) oððe healt tó lífe, Mt. Kmbl. 18, 8: Mk. Skt. 9, 43. Hú God mæ̂rsodon swá oft swá ǽnig wanhál mann wurde gehǽled, Homl. Skt. i. 21, 229. Ðæt wanhál wæs and áléwed, ðæt gé áwurpan quod debile erat proicebatis, R. Ben. 51, 15. Ðýæs ðe án wannhál scép ealle ða eówde besmíte, Homl. Th. i. 124, 32. Swá hwylc man swá on gecynde óðerne wanhálne (debilem) dó, L. Ecg. C. 22 ; Th. ii. 148, 17. Ða ðe limseóce wǽron, wérige, wanhále, Andr. Kmbl. 1159 ; An. 580. Wonhále, Exon. Th. 92, 13; Cri. 1508. Næs ðǽr wínes drenc búton wanhálum mannum, Homl. Th. ii. 506, 22: Homl. Skt. ii. 26, 202. Hé wolde gehelpan þearfum and wanuhálum, 26, 276: Elen. Kmbl. 2057 ; El. 1030. Clypa þearfan and wanhále and healte and blinde uoca pauperes, debiles, clodos, caecos, Lk. Skt. 14, 13, 21. [Icel. wan-heill unsound, disabled, ill.] v. wan-hǽle.
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