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hæle, masculine dental stem. warrior; man.

These spellings occur in the Old English Aerobics texts:

 singularplural
nominativehæle hæleð hæleð hælæð
accusativehæleð
genitivehæleþa
dativehæleðum
instrumental

This word occurs 39 times in the Old English Aerobics Anthology. To see a list of occurrences of hæle in a text, click a title below. Click a line- or sentence-number to see the word in context.

Beowulf

  • 52. hæleð. warriors, men.
  • 1646. hæle. warrior.
  • 1709. hæleðum. warriors, men.
  • 1816. hæle. warrior.
  • 1830. hæleþa. of warriors.
  • 1852. hæleþa. of warriors.
  • 1954. hæleþa. warriors'.
  • 1961. hæleðum. warriors.
  • 1983. hæleðum. warriors.
  • 2024. hæleðum. warriors.
  • 2052. hæleþa. of warriors.
  • 2072. hæleða. of warriors.
  • 2458. hæleð. warriors, men.
  • 3005. hæleða.
  • 3111. hæleða.
  • 3111. hæle.
  • 3142. hæleð.

Battle of Finnesburh

  • 23 hæleþ. warrior.
  • 43 hæleð. warrior.

Battle of Maldon

  • 74 hæleða. of warriors, of men.
  • 214 hæleð. warriors.
  • 249 hælæð. warriors, men.

Boethius on Fame

  • [65] hæleða. of warriors, of men.
  • [82] hæleþa. of warriors, of men.

Dream of the Rood

  • 39 hæleð. warrior, man.
  • 78 hæleð. warrior, man.
  • 95 hæleð. warrior, man.

Husband's Message

  • 39 hæleþa. warriors'.

Judith

  • 51 hæleða. of warriors, of men.
  • 56 hæleð. warriors, men.
  • 177 hæleð. warriors, men.
  • 203 hæleð. warriors, men.
  • 225 Hæleð. warriors, men.
  • 247 hæleð. warriors, men.
  • 302 hæleð. warriors, men.

Selection of Riddles

  • e12 hæleþum. warriors, men.
  • b10 hæleþum. warriors.

Wanderer

  • 73 hæle. warrior, man.
  • 105 hæleþum. warriors, men.