wil
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wil
will, es; n. I. will, pleasure Se cyng geseah ðæt hé nán þincg his willes ðǽr geforðian ne mihte the king saw that he could carry out nothing of his purpose , Chr. 1097; Erl. 234, 6. Hé nolde his willes (of his own accord ) heora geférrǽdene forlǽtan, Homl. Th. ii. 334, 25 : Ap. Th. 4, 5. Wylles, Nicod. 11 ; Thw. 6, 7. Gif hwá hine sylfne besmíte his ágenes willes (sua sponte ), L. M. P. 36; Th. ii. 274, 20: Homl. Ass. 62, 255. Gif þeówa and þeówen hyra bégra wylles hig gesomnigon si servus et ancilla mutua voluntate se conjunxerint , L. Ecg. C. 25; Th. ii. 150, 15. Be ðínum ágenum wille ð ú férdest tó ðínes fæder híwrǽdene ad tuos ire cupiebas et desiderio erat tibi domus patris tui , Gen. 31, 30. Hí móston ðes cynges wille folgian, Chr. 1086 ; Erl. 222, 33. Ne fornime incer nóðer óðer ofer will bútan geþafunge nolite fraudare invicem, nisi ex consensu , Past. 51; Swt. 399, 34. Hé genam ðæt wíf ofer ðæs cynges wil, Chr. 1015 ; Th. i. 276, 4, col. 2. II. a pleasant or desirable thing Willa (wilna? v. willa. VIa) spédum, dugeða gehwilcre stépan, Cd. Th. 142, 18 ; Gen. 2363. [þ in aȝen wil, O. E. Homl. i. 61, 119. Liues wil and eche pleie, 193, 62.] Þe onnesse of o luue and of o wil, A. R. 12, 7. Al his wil to don, Laym. 2793. Ðu wurchest mi wil, . Kath. 2108. Þat wil, Shor. 16. Icel. vil; n. v. ge-, self-, un-wil[l], willes, willa.
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