ír
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ír
[íre, es; n. ?] The projecting back of an axe Somnige mon ealle þá bán . . . and cnocie man þá bán mid æxse ýre, Lch. iii. 14, 12. Hi hine þǽr oftorfodon mid bánum and mid hrýðera heáfdum, and slóh hine þá án heora mid ánre æxe ýre (ére, v. l. ), Chr. 1012 ; P. 142, 24. [v. N. E. D. ear. Cf. Ger. öhr handle.]
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