CILD
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
CILD
gen. cildes, pl. cild, sometimes cildru, cildra ; n. A CHILD, infant; infans, puer Arís and nim ðæt cild surge et accipe puerum, Mt. Bos. 2, 13, 14. Ðæt cild wixþ and gewurþ eft cnapa and eft syððan cniht the child grows, and then becomes a boy, and afterwards a young man, Hom. Sax. Þurh cildes hád in the state of childhood, Exon. 65a ; Th. 240, 15; Ph. 639. Eálá cild, hú eów lícaþ ðeós spæc O pueri, quomodo vobis placet ista locutio? Col. Monast. Th. 32, 7. Eálá ge cildra O pueri, 35, 33. Mid cilde beón, weorþan, or wesan to be with child, Bd. Whelc. 487, 22. [Chauc. Laym. Orm. child: O. Sax. O. Frs. kind, n: Ger. kind, n: M. H. Ger. kint, n: O. H. Ger. kind, kint, n. proles: Goth. kilþei, f. fætus: Icel. kind, f.] DER. módor-cild, steóp-.
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