EOLH
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§7,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
EOLH
cole; gen. eolhes, eolces, eolcs, eolx; m. [eolx vĭdētur genĭtivus ab eolc, eolh, Ettmül. Poet. 288, 15, note] An ELK; alces. The Rune RUNE = x seems to stand for the genitive of this word in the Runic poem, — hence, this Rune not only stands for the letter x, but for eolhx = eolcx = eolcs = eolces of an elk, as, — RUNE [eolhx = eolces] secg eard [seccard MS.] hæfþ oftust on fenne, wexeþ on wætere elk's sedge hath its place [earth] oftest in fen, waxeth in water, Hick. Thes. i. 135, 29; Runic pm. 15; Kmbl. 342, 7. Eolx secg papilluum, Wri. Voc. 286, 36. [O. H. Ger. elaho: M. H. Ger. elch: O. Nrs. elgr: Lat. alces: Grk. ἄλκη.] v. RÚN.
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