līn-

adjective, f., a-decl., 15 occ.

Type: plant-related

Last Update: 15.07.2011 07:38

References Last Update: 25.09.2020 14:10

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Meanings Last Update: 07.01.2010 08:29

  • B:
    Linum L., flax, Lein
  • A: plant-related
    -, linen, Leinen-
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Comment Last Update: 07.01.2010 08:29

  • Comment on (B): Linum L., flax, Lein

    According to Biggam (1997,208) the lemma can also denote the flax plant but it may refer to the wild varieties: Linum perenne Mill., perennial flax, Ausdauernder Lein; Linum bienne Mill., pale flax, Wild-Lein; and Linum catharticum L., fairy flax, Gewöhnlicher Purgier-Lein.

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Occurrences Last Update: 22.02.2010 13:00

  • HA, 170/9 dsg mid linenan[1] claþe
  • HA, 180/2 asg linenne[2] claþ
  • HA, 218/20 dsg on anum clænan linenan[3] claþe
  • HA, 240/21 asg þicne[4] linenne[5] claþ
  • HA, 284/22 dsg mid linenan claþe
  • LA, 100/10 asg linhæwenne claþ
  • LA, 100/13 asg linenne claþ
  • LA, 160/15 dsg on linenum claþe
  • LA, 98/8 asg linhæwenne claþ
  • PD, 11/26 asg linne clæþ
  • PD, 17/29 asg linnenne clæþ
  • PD, 27/25 dsg mid linnen claþe
  • PD, 41/32 asg linnen clæþ
  • PD, 47/16 asg linnenne clæþ
  • PD, 9/23 asg linnenne claþ
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Research Literature

BW II: Bierbaumer, Peter. Der botanische Wortschatz des Altenglischen. Grazer Beiträge zur Englischen Philologie 2. Bern, Frankfurt am Main, München: Lang, 1976.
HA: Cockayne, Oswald Thomas (ed.). "Herbarium Apuleii Platonici." In: Leechdoms, Wortcunning and Starcraft of Early England. Being a Collection of Documents, for the Most Part never before Printed, Illustrating the History of Sience in this Country before the Norman Conquest. Vol. 1. Rev. Ed. by Charles Singer. London: Holland Press, 1961. 1-325.
LA, Lor: Grattan, John Henry Grafton, and Charles Singer. Anglo-Saxon Magic and Medicine. London: Oxford Univ. Press, 1952.
LA: Cockayne, Oswald Thomas (ed.). "[Lacnunga] Recipies." In: Leechdoms, Wortcunning and Starcraft of Early England. Being a Collection of Documents, for the Most Part never before Printed, Illustrating the History of Sience in this Country before the Norman Conquest. Vol. 3. Rev. Ed. by Charles Singer. London: Holland Press, 1961. 2-81.
LB: Leonhardi, Günther. Kleinere angelsächsische Denkmäler I. Bibliothek der ags. Prosa VI. Hamburg: Grand, 1905.
PD: Löweneck, Max (ed.). Peri Didaxeon. Erlanger Beiträge zur Englischen Philologie 12. Erlangen: Junge, 1896.
Berberich, Hugo, ed. Das Herbarium Apuleii nach einer früh-mittelenglischen Fassung. Anglistische Forschungen 5. Nachdruck Amsterdam, 1966. Heidelberg: Winter, 1902.
Biggam, Carole P.. "Blue' in Old English: an Interdisciplinary Semantic Study. Costerus ; N.S.,110. Amsterdam / Atlanta (Georgia): Rodopi, 1997.
Cockayne, Oswald Thomas (ed.). "Peri Didaxeon." In: Leechdoms, Wortcunning and Starcraft of Early England. Being a Collection of Documents, for the Most Part never before Printed, Illustrating the History of Sience in this Country before the Norman Conquest. Vol. 3. Rev. Ed. by Charles Singer. London: Holland Press, 1961. 82-143.
D'Aronco, Maria Amalia and M. L. Cameron, eds.. The Old English Illustrated Pharmacopoeia: British Library Cotton Vitellius C.III. Early English Manuscripts in Faksimile 27. Copenhagen: Rosenkilde & Bagger, 1998.
DeVriend, Hubert Jan (ed.). The 'Old English Herbarium' and 'Medicina de Quadrupedibus'. Early English Text Society. Original series 286. London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1984.
Grein, Christian-Wilhelm-Michael (ed.). Bibliothek der angelsächsischen Poesie. Göttingen: Wigand, 1864.
Hagen, Ann. A Second Handbook of Anglo-Saxon Food & Drink: Production & Distribution. First publ. 1995. Hock-wold cum Wilton, Norf.: Anglo-Saxon Books, 1995.
Hilbelink, A.J.G. (ed.). Cotton MS Vitellius C III of the Herbarium Apuleii. Diss. Amsterdam: 1930.
Howald, Ernestus und Henricus Sigerist (eds.). Corpus Medicorum Latinorum. Bd.4. Antonii Musae de Herba Vettonica Liber. Pseudoapulei Herbarius. Anonymi de Taxone Liber. Sexti Placiti Liber Medicinae ex Animalibus etc. Leipzig: Teubner, 1927.
Hunger, Friedrich Wilhelm Tobias (ed.). The Herbal of Pseudo-Apuleius. From the ninth-century manuscript in the abbey of Monte Cassino [Codex Casinen-sis 97] together with the first printed edition of Jon. Phil. de Lignamine [Editio princeps Romae 1481] both in facsimile, described and annotated by F.W.T. Hunger. Leyden: Brill, 1935.
MS London, British Library, Harley 585.
MS London, British Library, Cotton Vitellius C iii.
MS London, British Library, Harley 6258b.
Pettit, Edward, (ed. and trans.). Anglo-Saxon Remedies, Charms and Prayers from British Library MS Harley 585: the 'Lacnunga'. Vol. I: Introduction, Text, Translation, and Appendices. Vol. II: Commentary and Bibliography. Mellen Critical Editions and Translations. 6A and 6B. Lewiston, Queenston and Lampeter: Mellen, 2001.
Sanborn, Linda (ed.). An Edition of British Library MS. Harley 6258B: Peri Didaxeon. Diss. Ottawa: University of Ottawa, 1983.
Van Arsdall, Anne. Medieval Herbal Remedies. Illustrations by Robby Poore. New York and London: Routledge, 2002.
[1]:

MS B: linenum.

[2]:

MS B: linene; Hilbelink (1930,69, n.7) notes: "linenne has a gloss: oþ wolle in H."

[3]:

MS B: linenum; not recorded in H.

[4]:

MS H: þynne.

[5]:

MS B: linene.