freoðo
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
freoðo
frioðo, freoðu, friðo, fryðo, freðo; indecl. f: freoðu, friðu, e; f. Peace, security, protection, a refuge; pax, secūrĭtas, tūtēla, asȳlum Seó [treów] ðé freoðo sceal in lífdagum weorþan which [faith] shall be peace to thee in thy life's days, Cd. 163 ; Th. 204, 21; Exod. 422. Wel biþ ðæm ðe mót Drihten sécean, and to Fæder fæðmum freoðo wilnian it shall be well to him who may seek the Lord, and desire peace in his Father's bosom, Beo. Th. 379; B. 188: Exon. 121 a; Th. 465, 3; Hö. 98. Gif me freoðo Drihten an if the Lord will grant me protection, Cd. 89; Th. 110, 15; Gen. 1838: 183; Th. 229, 25; Dan. 222. Ic me freoðu to ðé wilnige I desire peace from thee, Ps. Th. 55, 8. Hí ðǽr lifgaþ á in freoðu Dryhtnes they shall live there for ever in the Lord's peace, Exon. 64 b; Th. 238, 1; Ph. 597. Þurh ðé eorþbúende ealle onfóþ freoðo and freóndscipe through thee all dwellers upon earth shall receive peace and friendship, Cd. 84 ; Th. 105, 28; Gen. 1760. Ic eów freoðo healde I will hold you in protection, Andr. Kmbl. 672; An. 336. Ne mihte earmsceapen findan freoðe the poor wretch could not find protection, 2261; An. 1132. Utan us to Fæder freoða wilnian let us desire peace from our Father, Exon. 19 a; Th. 48, 18; Cri. 773. [O. Sax. friðu: O. H. Ger. fridu.] DER. fenfreoðo. v. friþ.
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