BOD
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
BOD
es; pl. u, o, a; n. A command, commandment, precept, mandate, an edict, order, message; jussum, mandatum, edictum Hwæt is ðæt bod micle [MS. micla] in ǽ quod est mandatum magnum to lege? Mt. Lind. Stv. 22, 36: Mk. Lind. Stv. 12, 28, 29, 30, 31: Lk. Lind. Stv. 2, 1. Bod on cine diploma, Ælfc. Gl. 80; Som. 72, 110; Wrt. Voc. 46, 67. Hwá swá halt ðis bod [bode MS.] wurðe he éfre wunnende mid God whosoever observes this command, may he ever dwell with God, Cod. Dipl. 990; A. D. 680; Kmbl. v. 29, 23. We ðíne bodu brǽcon we broke thy commandments, Hy. 7, 109; Hy. Grn. ii. 289, 109. [Laym. bode, bod: Orm. bode: Scot. bode, bod: Plat. bod, ge-bodd, n: O. Sax. gi-bod, n: O. Frs. bod, n: Dut. ge-bod, n: Ger. bot, ge-bot, n: M. H. Ger. ge-bot, n: O. H. Ger. ga-bot, n: Goth. busns, f. in ana-busns: Dan. bud, n: Swed. bud, n: Icel. boð, n. a commandment.] DER. ǽ-bod, be-, bi-, for-, ge-.
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