gold-fyll
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
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gold-fyll
(?) gold-leaf, gold-foil Him an rǽd hiów rudaþ on þám ricge goldfylle (-felle [in a later MS. ], 476, 58) gelíc glitonaþ Fénix, E. S. viii. 478, 61. [Fyll from (?) Lat. folium. Cf. (?) the forms in Prompt. Parv., fule of golde, quod dicitur gold-fule brateum vel bratea. For another explanation of fyll which connects it with fedel in O. H. Ger. fedel-gold = filo dunne gold, gefedelgoldóte bratteatas (comas), see Beiblatt xiii. 13. The Icel. gull-fjallaðr gilt, seems to point to yet another, and to make gold-fyld, gold-fyll = gold-feld, gold-fell.] v. gold-fell.
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