noun, f., n-decl., hapax legomenon

Type: plant-part

Last Update: 12.08.2011 14:11

Old-English: eorþberie, eorþberige, eorþberge, eorþbergan,


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Reference Last Update: 18.05.2020 03:10

Meaning Last Update: 08.09.2009 11:39

  • A: plant-part: native
    Fragariae fructus, strawberry, Erdbeere
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Occurrence Last Update: 13.07.2009 20:46

  • HlOl, F 656 FRAGA SIUE EST TERRA FORTIS ET INCULTA[1] UEL ofet. streabergan. UEL eorþbergan
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Research Literature

BW III: Bierbaumer, Peter. Der botanische Wortschatz des Altenglischen. Grazer Beiträge zur Englischen Philologie 3. Frankfurt am Main, Bern, Las Vegas: Lang, 1979.
DOE: Cameron, Angus, Ashley Crandell Amos, Antonette di Paolo Healey, et al. (eds.). Dictionary of Old English (A to G). CD-Rom. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies for the Dictionary of Old English Project, 2008.
Hl: Oliphant, Robert Thompson. The Harley Latin-Old English Glossary. Edited from British Museum MS Harley 3376, Janua Linguarum, Series Practica XX. The Hague: Mouton, 1966.
WW, Prosp, Br: Wright, Thomas. Anglo-Saxon and Old English Vocabularies. 2nd ed. by Richard Paul Wülcker. Reprint of the 1884 ed. published by Trübner, London. Vol. 1: Vocabularies. Vol. 2: Indices. New York: Gordon, 1976.
MS London, British Library, Harley 3376.
Sauer, Hans. Patterns of loan-influence on the Medieval English plant names, with special reference to the influence of Greek. In: Foreign Influences on Medieval English, Eds. Jacek Fisiak, and Magdalana Bator. Studies in English medieval language and literature. 28. Frankfurt/Main: Lang, 2011. 55-76.

Cf. n.: "Behind the first gloss may lie a reading of the lemma as RAGA or ARQA for άργή. Cf. INCULTA: άργή, cited under INCULTUS, CGL 6,561.