will
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
will
well, wyll, es; m, A well, spring, fountain (lit, and fig. ) Well fons . Wrt. Voc. i. 54, 29. Án wyll (fons ) ásprang of ðære corðan, Gen. 2, 6. Ðǽr wæs Iacóbes wyl (wyll, v. l. ). Se Hǽlend sæt æt ðam wylle, Jn. Skt. 4, 6. Bið on him will (wyll, v. l. ) forðrǽsendes wætres, 4, 14. Wyl, Bd. I. 7 ; S. 478, 27. Hió áweóll of ánum wille (welle, Cott. MSS. ) non a diverso fonte emanavit, Past. 7 ; Swt. 49, LI. Lǽt forð ðine willas (wyllas, Cote. MSS. ) . . . Ðæt is ðætte se láreów ǽrest sceal self drincan of ðam wille his ágenre láre deriventur fontes tui foras . . . Rectum est, ut ipse prius bibat , 48 ; Swt. 373, 14. Of ðam geate tó wille; fram ðan wille, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 172, 37. Áþweah ða eágan on clǽnum wylle, Lchdm. ii. 32, 16. Hwílum gehátaþ hý ælmessan tó wylle (wille, welle, v. ll. ), Wulfst. 12, 3. Gif hwylc man his ælmessan geháte oððe bringe tó hwylcon wylle (ad fontem aliquem ), . . .fæste . iii. geár on hláfe and on wætere, L. Ecg. P. ii. 22; Th. ii. 190, 24. Gif hwá his wæccan æt ǽnigum wylle hæbbe, iv. 19; Th. ii. 210, 12. Hlút-erra wella wæter hi druncon potum dabat lubricus amnis . Bt. 15 ; Fox 48, 12. Wylla, Cd. Th. 240, 13; Dan. 386. Willas fontes . Ps. Spl. 103, II. Wyllas, 73, 16. Ne weorðian gé wyllas, Wulfst. 40, 15. [Cnihtes þane wel dutte, Laym. 19812 (and MS.).] v. waeter-will; willa, wille.
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