ildra
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
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ildra
m. Add:I. of relationship. 1. a parent Sume habbað bearn genóge, ac ðá beóþ hwílum unhále oþþe yfele . . . ; ðá eldran for þám gnorniaþ, Bt. ii. i ; F. 32, 9. Mið ðý in lǽddun ældru his (parentes eius ) ðone cnæht, Lk. R. 2, 27. Ældro, 43. Manige bearn beóþ gestrýned tó heora eldrena forwyrde, Bt. 31, l ; F. 112, 9. 2. in pl. more or less distant kinsfolk of a person in direct ascent Se mon sé þe bócland hæbbe and him his yldran (mǽgas, v. l. ) lǽfdon, Ll. Th. i. 88, 16. Manigne mon sceamaþ hé weorþe wyrsa ðonne his eldran wǽron imposita nobilibus necessitudo ne a majorum virtute degenerem, Bt. 30, l; F. 110, 4. Hé hiene hétt bebyrgean an his ieldrena byrg hunc referri in sepulchra majorum sepelirique praecepit, Ors. 3, 9; S. 128, 16. (2 a) of an animal :-- Seó leó gemonð þæs wildan gewunan hire eldrana, Bt. 25; F. 88, 13. 3. ancestors, fathers of a people Úre ieldran þisne ymbhwyrft þises middangeardes on þreó tódǽldon majores nostri orbem totius terrae triquadrum statuere, Ors. l, l; S. 8, l. Eówre ieldran, 4, 13; S. 212, 24. Eoldran, Bt. 16, l; F. 50, 7. Gif hié gemunan willað hiora ieldrena (majorum suorum ) unclǽnnessa, Ors. 2, i; S. 64, 14. Þá burg seó wæs on ǽrdagum heora ieldrena éðel urbem auctorem originis suae, 4, 5 ; S. 168, II. II. of position, rank, &c. , a superior, a noble Bituín ældrum inter primores , Wrt. Voc. ii. in, 42. Betweón ieldrum, 45, 55. Betweoh yldrum, 49, 1.
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