an-gin
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
an-gin
-ginn, -gyn, on-gin, es; n. A beginning, attempt, resolve, purpose, design, undertaking, opportunity; initium, principium, conatus, inceptum, cœptum, occasio Ǽlc angin every beginning, Bt. 5, 3; Fox 12, 18. Ðis synd sára angin initium dolorum hæc, Mk. Bos. 13, 8. Se ána Scyppend næfþ nán anginn, ac he sylf is anginn ealra þinga the Creator alone hath not any beginning, but he is himself the beginning of all things, Hexam. 13; Norm. 22, 3. On anginne in principio, 1; Norm. 2, 26. Bútan anginne without beginning, Exon. 9b; Th. 8, 1; Cri. 111. Synt ðæra sára anginnu sunt dolorum initia, Mt. Bos. 24, 8. Gif ðú ðæt angin fremest if thou perfect that attempt, Cd. 27; Th. 36, 27; Gen. 578. Ðá geseah Iohannes sumne cniht swíðe glæd on móde and on anginne cáf there John saw a certain youth cheerful in mind and quick in design, Ælfc. T. 33, 17. Abreóðe his angin may his design perish, Byrht. Th. 138, 59; By. 242: Cd. 178; Th. 223, 26; Dan. 125: R. Ben. 69. [O. Sax. angin initium.]
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