earfoðe
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
earfoðe
es; pl. nom. acc. a, u, o, e; n. [A feminine earfoþu; gen. e, a, or indecl. seems to occur in the following Hú ne witon wé nán nearewnes, ne nán earfoþu, ne nán unrótnes, ne nán sár, ne nán hefignes nis nán gesǽlð, Bt. 24, 4; F. 86, 21. Is him óðer earfeðu . . ., hí scoma mǽste dreógað, Cri. 1273. Þæt his earfeðu eal gelumpe, módcearu mǽgum, Gú. 165. Orsorg ðises andweardan lífes earfoþe (-a, v. l. ), Bt. 39, 7; F. 222, 31. Þæt him Dryhten tó hyra earfeða ende gerýme, Gú. 196. Ic merestrengo máran áhte, earfeðo on ýþum, B. 534. Nele hé þá earfeþu (or pl.? ) habban, þæt hé on þysne síð fare, Gen. 513.] I. tribulation, affliction, trouble Him ne wæs nǽnig earfoþe líchomlice gedál, Bl. H. 135, 30. þú mid earefoþe sum eofel ne geféldest, Bt. 7, 3; F. 22, 19. Manifeald earfoþe (-u. v. l. ) þrowian, 39, 10; F. 228, 15. Monige earfoþa ús becuman sceoldan, Bl. H. 85, 35. Mistlice wíta (-u, v. l.) and manigfealde earfoþa (manigfeald earfoþu, v. l. ) cumaþ, Bt. 39, 2; F. 212, 28. Þæt synt þás andweardan earfoþa, Ps. Th. 31, 7. Mé synt earfoðu swýðe néh tribulatio proxima est, 21, 9. Mé on dæge deorc earfoðe cnyssedan in die tribulationis, 85, 6. Orsorg ðises lífes earfoþa, Bt. 39, 7; F. 222, 31. Wépan míne wræcsíðas, earfoða fela, Kl. 39. Þæt sý endeleás earfoða dǽl, Deór. 30. Sumum eádwelan, sumum earfeða dǽl, Vy. 67: Wand. 6: Jul. 626: Gú. 178. On hwylcum earfoþum þǽr wé úres feóres ne wénaþ, Bl. H. 51, 28. Efen*-*þrowgende óþres earfoþum, 75, 19. Of earfoðum eallum ex omni tribulatione, Ps. Th. 53, 7: 59, 10. Of ðám earfoðum eallum de necessitatibus, 106, 12. Earfeðum, Men. 224. hé him tó earfeðum cwóme that he came to trouble them, Gú. 403. Wið earfeðum gescildan, 428. Sume him ondrǽdaþ earfoþu . . ., ðeáh hí hí eáþe ádreógan mægen, Bt. 39, 11; F. 228, 26: Sal. 374. Earfoða, Deór. 2. Earfeðu, Cri. 1172. Tó þé ástígan þurh ðás earfoþu þisse worulde, Bt. 33, 4; F. 132, 28: Met. 20, 254. Gemunan eal þá earfeðu, Cri. 1202. Eall þá earfeðo, An. 1488. His earfoðo ealle, Sat. 127. Hí ne magon nán earfoþa (-u, v. l. ) áberan, Bt. 39, 10; F. 228, 2. Ðe ðú him earfoðu ǽnig geáfe quem percussisti, Ps. Th. 68, 27. Ic wíte þolade, yfel earfeðu, Cri. 1453. Gearfoðu, Bt. 31, 1; F. 110, 26. II. labour, pains, trouble of laborious work Naenge earbeðe nullo negotio, Wrt. Voc. ii. 115, 7. Þæt hí ágon on ágenan hwílan mid earfeðan gewunnen, Wlfst. 159, 19. Bútan earfeðum easily, Jul. 359: Gú. 216: El. 1292. III. bodily pain, labour of childbirth, disease, hardship Sió áheardung is on twá wísan gerád. Óþer biþ on fruman ǽr þon þe ǽnig óþer earfeþe on lifre becume; óþeru æfter óþrum earfeþum þǽre lifre cymð, Lch. ii. 204, 5-8. Hé (Adam ) sár ne wiste, earfoða dǽl, ne cóm blód of benne, Gen. 180. Weorc þrowade, earfoða dǽl, Rä. 71, 13. Þirst and hungor . . . ǽghwylc þissa earfoða éce standeð, Sal. 474. Hé cleopigan ongan, méðe and meteleás: 'Ic eów hálsie þæt gé mé of þyssum earfeðum úp forlǽten,' El. 700. Sceal mon blód lǽtan; þá þe ne dóþ on micel[um] earfeþum becumað, Lch. ii. 210, 12. Wíf ácenþ bearn and þrowaþ micel earfoþu æfter þám ðe heó ǽr micelne lust þurhteáh, Bt. 31, 1; F. 112, 2. IV. work, labour Geseón on him selfum synne genóge, atol earfoða ǽrgedénra, Cri. 1266. V. what is difficult, the difficult v. next word Þám synfullum þinceð þæt nán wiht ne sý þæs hátes ne þæs cealdes . . ., ne þæs eáðes ne þæs ear*-*foðes, ne þæs leófes ne þæs láðes, þæt hig mihte fram úres Drihtnes lufan ásceáden, Wlfst. 185, 1.
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