elles
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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elles
Add:I. with indef. or interrog. pronouns, or indeterminate numeral words Búton hit mid úrum hláforde sý, oððon elles hwylc þe máran Godes ege habbe, Wlfst. 269, 12. Gif him sylfum ælles hwæt sǽle . . . elles hwæt, C. D. i. 311, 12, 13. Mid elles hwám gerénod, Bt. 14, 3; F. 46, 14. Hwæt is elles ðiós gewítendlice sibb búton swelce hit sié sum swæð ðǽre écean sibbe?, Past. 351, 24. For hwám wæs elles . . . búton for ðǽm ðe . . ., 389, 32. Elles ǽlc óþer þing bútan þysum sý gehealden reliqua omnia impleantur, R. Ben. 34, 13, Ne gehýrde nǽnig man on his múþe óht elles nefne Crístes lof, Bl. H. 223, 36. Wæs se bigleofa gemétt and nán ðing elles, Hml. Th. i. 76, 19. Hé elles nán þincg ne cwǽð, Hml. S. 23 b, 616. Nán mann ne mihte ðencan embe náht elles bútan . . ., Chr. 995; P. 130, 10. Eall þæt manncynnes elles wæs, eall hit ádranc, Wlfst. 10, 13. I a. man ǽlc beboden fæsten healde, sí hit Ymbrenfæsten, sí hit Lengctenfæsten, sí hit elles óðer fæsten, Ll. Th. i. 368, 22. Elles óðre fæstena healde man, 308, 18. Hwæþer þys sý Ephesa byrig þe elles ǽnig óþer, Hml. S. 23, 743. Hit wæs elles feáwum mannum cúð, Chr. 1043; P. 164, 3. II. with pronominal adverbs. 1. local Wæs eorðstyrung on Deórbý and elles gehwǽr . . . and eác wilde fýr on Deórbýscíre micel yfel dyde and gehwǽr elles, Chr. 1049; P. 167, 25, 27. Elles hwider aliorsum, Wrt. Voc. ii. 3, 25. Áwhyder oþþe elles hwyder usquam aut aliorsum, An. Ox. 7, 376. Elles hwanune aliunde, Scint. 33, 2: R. Ben. I. 70, 1. 2. of manner Elcra, elles hú secus, i. aliter, An. Ox. 3202. Hit ne sý se láreów þe him tela tǽce him sylf elles hú dó, Ll. Th. ii. 418, 4. III. otherwise, differently Elles aliter, An. Ox. 1380: ceterum, 5183. Ne gespræc hé ná þý þe hé hit wolde forðbringan, ac elles beótigende non proferendo, sed minando, Gr. D. 152, 16. Búton þú elles wylle sin aliter tibi videtur, Num. 11, 15. Gif hé elles déð, Hml. Th. i. 266, 14: Hml. S. 27, 73. Gehwá dyde swá, and elles ne dorston, 23, 30. Saul elles ne meahte his wambe geclǽnsigan, búton hé tó feltúne eóde, Past. 197, 23. Ne gedafenað hé elles dó, búton swá hé on axan licge, Bl. H. 227, 14. Oððe mid rihte oððe elles, Chr. 1085; P. 217: Ll. Th. i. 236, 4. III a. elsewhere :-- Elles aliorsum, An. Ox. 2, 252. IV. else, under other conditions Ne mæg ðæt scip nó stille gestondan, búton hit ankor gehæbbe, oððe mon mid róðrum ongeán tió; elles hit gelent mid ðý streáme, Past. 445, 13. V. else, as an alternative Wæs his seó æþeleste ræst on his hǽran oþþe elles on nacodre eorðan, Bl. H. 227, 11. v. el; adj.; elcor.
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