west-dǽl
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
west-dǽl
es; m. I. a western part, the extreme western point Westdǽles Hesperiae , Hpt. Gl. 466, 67. Manega cumaþ fram eástdǽle middangeardes, and fram westdǽle tó heofenan ríce . . . Þurh ða twégen dǽlas, eástdǽl and westdǽl, sind getácnode ða feówer hwemmas ealles middangeardes, Homl. Th. i. 130, 17-21. Ðín ofspring byð fram eástdǽle óð westdǽle, Gen. 28, 14. Se heofon tóbyrst from ðæm eástdæle óþ ðone westdǽl, Blickl. Homl. 93, 23 : Mt. Kmbl. 24, 27. Hé gesealde him westdǽl middaneardes, Bd. 1, 6 ; S. 476, 18. Ne se steorra gestígan wile westdǽl wolcna, Met. 29, 13. Tungol beóþ gewiten under waþeman westdǽlas on, Exon. Th. 204, 14; Ph. 97. II. the west Beheald . . . tó westdǽle vide . . . ad occidentem, Gen. 13, 14: Deut. 3, 27. God sende wind fram westdǽle, Exod. 10, 19. Se steorra ne cymþ nǽfre on ðam westdǽle, Bt. 39, 13; Fox 232, 30. Breoton is geseted betwyh norþdǽle and westdǽle Brittania inter septentrionem et occidentem locata est , Bd. 1, 1 ; S. 473, 9. II a. Se ðe ástáh ofer westdǽl (super occe um ), Ps. Spl. 67, 4. [Wesstdale off all þiss werelld iss Dysiss, Orm. 16406 ILLEBIGLE. Cf. O. H. Ger. wester-teil.]
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