winestra
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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winestra
adj. Left; the feminine form is used substantively = left hand. v. swíþ, II. Ðæt sió winestre hand ne scyle witan hwæt sió suíðre dó, Past. 44; Swt. 323, 14. "Dryhtnes winestre hand is under mínum heáfde. " Sió winestre hand Godes, hé cwæð, wǽre under his heáfde . . . Eft wæs gecueden ðætte on his winestran handa wǽre wela. . . Godes fiónd, ðeáh hí on ðære winstran handa bión geðigene, hí beóð mid ðære swíðran tóbrocene, 50; Swt. 389, 10-25. Him wæs gelíce gewylde his wynstre and his swíðre . . . Ðá ábrǽd Aoth his swurd mid his wynstran handa, Jud. 3, 15, 21. Nyte ðín wynstre (winstra, Lind.: se winstrae hond, Rush., sinistra ) hwæt dó ðín swýðre, Mt. Kmbl. 6, 3. Wiþ ðære winestran sídan sáre, Lchdm. ii. 64, 4. On ðam winestran earme, 254, 5. Gif ðú færst tó ðære winstran hælfe, ic healde ða swíðran healfe, Gen. 13, 9. On his wynsteran (wynstran, v. l.: on ða winstran healfe, Rush.: of winstrum, Lind., a sinistris ) healfe, Mt. Kmbl. 25, 33. On ða winstran hond, Exon. Th. 75, 28 ; Cri. 1228. Wynstran, 83, 31; Cri. 1364: Gen. 48, 14. On ða wynstran healfe ad sinistram , Deut. 5, 32. Fealleþ ðé on ða wynstran þúsend, Ps. Th. 90, 7. On ðæt wynstre weorud, Exon. Th. 449, 22; Dóm. 75. [ O. Sax. winistro: O. Frs. winstera: O. H. Ger. winstero, winistro, winstro: Icel. vinstri.] v. Grmm. Gesch. D. S. c. xl.
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