boga
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
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boga
an; m. [bogen; pp. of búgan to bow, bend] Anything curved,-A BOW, an arch, a corner; arcus, angulus Æteówþ mín boga on ðám wolcnum apparebit arcus meus in nubibus, Gen. 9, 14. Boga sceal strǽle a bow shall be for an arrow, Exon. 91 b; Th. 343, 8; Gn. Ex. 154. Ðæt híg fleón fram ansýne bogan ut fugiant a facie arcus, Ps. Lamb. 59, 6. Híg aþenodon bogan heora intenderunt arcum suum, 36, 14: 57, 8: 63, 4. Hí léton gáras fleógan, bogan wǽron bysige they let the arrows fly, bows were busy, Byrht. Th. 134, 66; By. 110. Bogan [MS. bogen] streng a bow-string; anquina, Ælfc. Gl. 52; Som. 66, 37; Wrt. Voc. 35, 26. [Wyc. bowe, bouwe: Laym. boȝe, bowe; O. Sax. bogo, m: Frs. boage: O. Frs. boga, m: Dut. boog, m: Ger. boge, bogen, m: M. H. Ger. boge, m: O. H. Ger. bogo, m: Dan. bue, c: Swed. båge, m: Icel. bogi, m. arcus.] DER. brægd-boga, flán-, horn-, hring-, rén-, scúr-, stán-, wír-.
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