wyrt-wala
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wyrt-wala
an; m.: -walu, e; f. I. the root of a plant Swá fela bóga treówes of ánum wyrtwalan (radice ) spryttaþ, Scint. 3, 17. Genim wegbrǽdan wyrtwalan, Lchdm. i. 82, 19: 90, 6, 23: 94, 19, 23. Wyrtwalan radices, Ps. Surt. 79, 10. Andlang pæþes on ða wyrtwalan; of ðam wyrtwalan on heortsole, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iv. 19, 25. Andlang strǽt wiðútan ða wyrtwalan, 20, 2. Andlang ríðe on ða wurtwalan, vi. 1. 26. I a. fig. :-- God út álúceþ wirtwelæ ðínne of lande lyfigendra, Ps. Spl. T. 51, 5. II. a root, source Wyrd, ealra firena fruma, fǽhðo módor, weána wyrtwela, wópes heáfod, Salm. Kmbl. 889; Sal. 444. III. the foot of a hill, lower side of a wood, field, etc. v. wyrt-truma, III. Swá ðe wyrtwala scádet tó turlan homme (cf. first passage under wyrttruma, III.), Cod. Dip. Kmbl. v. 267, 33. Forð andlang wyrtwale on ða róde, 356, 4. Forð be gráfes wurtwale, iii. 405, 29. On ða eorðburg; ðæt forð be wurtwalan tó mearcwege, vi. 43, 18. Uuirtwalan, wyrtwalan, 93, 33, 34: v. 86, 18. Of ðære leáge be wyrtwalan, iii. 464, 21: v. 148, 14: 298, 16. Be wirtwalan on ða efsan; and ðan on ðone wíðig; and swá be wirtwalan on ðone méreþorne, 226, 16, 17. Ðurh henna leáh, óð hit cymeþ tó ðære efese; ðonne á norþ be wyrtwalan, ii. 172, 23: iii. 380, 25: 437, 33: v. 330, 33: 336, 27. Wurtwalan, vi. 41, 20. Weortwalan, v. 389, 15, 16. Á be wyrtwale . . . on hel ufeweardne æfter wyrtwalan, iii. 48, 11-16. On heáfdbeorh; ðonne on wyrtwalan on ðæs hagan ende . . . ; andlang herpaðes tó ðære efise, ðonon eft on wyrtwalen, v. 300, 8-13.
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