eahta
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eahta
Add:I. as adjective Eahta eádignyssa synd ... þá eahta eádignyssa belimpað tó mannum, Hml. Th. i. 554, 9, 13. Eahta (ehta, v. l. ) hund míla lang, Bd. 1, 1; Sch. 8, 2. Ehta (æhto, L., æhtowe, R.) dagas, Lk. 2, 21. Æfter eahta (æhtuo. L., dæge æhtowum, R.) dagum, Jn. 20, 26. Æfter dagum æhtuu, p. 8, 6. Æhtu óra seulfres, p. 188, 9. Eahtu and ðritðeih uintra .xxxviii. annos, p. 4, 8. II. as substantive Ðá téno anð ðá aehtou (æhtowe, R.) illi decem et octo, Lk. 13, 4. Mid feáwum bróþrum, is seofonum oððe æhtum (eahtum, v. l., þæt wǽron seofon oððe eahta, v. l. ), Bd. 4, 3; Sch. 351, 7. Ne wearð má þonne him eahtum, Angl. xi. 2, 39. Cf. seofon.
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