dysig
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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dysig
disig, dysi, es; n. An error, ignorance, folly, foolishness; error, stultĭtia, insānia. insĭpientia Ðæt is hefig dysig that is a grievous folly, Bt. Met. Fox 19, 1; Met. 19, 1: Bt. 32, 3; Fox 118, 7. Ðé lícode his dysig and his unrihtwísnes his folly and his injustice pleased thee, 27, 2; Fox 96, 22. Dysi and unrihtwísnes nú rícsaþ ofer ealne middaneard folly and wickedness now reign over all the mid-earth, 36, 1; Fox 172, 8. Fægniaþ irmingas hiera ágnes dysiges and hearmes the wretches rejoice at their own folly and sorrow, Past. 35, 4; Hat. MS. 46 a. 14: Bt. 36, 5; Fox 180, 6. Ulcinienses and Thrusci ða folc forneáh ealle forwurdon for heora ágnum dysige the Volscians and the Etruscans nearly all perished through their own folly, Ors. 4, 3; Bos. 79, 43: Bt. 18, 2; Fox 64, 4. Ne lócaþ nǽfre to ídelnesse, ne to leásungum, ne to dysige non respexit in vanĭtātes, et insānias falsas, Ps. Th. 39, 4. Míne wúnda rotedan and fúledon for mínum dysige computruērunt et deteriorāvērunt cicatrīces meæ, a făcie insĭpientiæ meæ, 37, 5. Abigail forswigode ðæt dysig hiere fordruncnan hláfordes Abigail concealed the folly of her drunken lord, Past. 40, 4; Hat. MS. 55 a, 12, 15: 45, 2; Hat. MS. 64 b, 25. Lífes weard of mode abrit ðæt micle dysig the guardian of life removes from his mind that great ignorance, Bt. Met. Fox 28, 156; Met. 28, 78: 19, 77; Met. 19, 39: Bt. 39, 3; Fox 216, 5: Past. 30; Hat. MS. 39 a, 5. Ðeáh ic mid dysige þurhdrifen wsére though I was thoroughly penetrated with folly, Elen. Kmbl. 1410; El. 707: Ps. Th. 75, 4. We sinna fela didon for úre disige we committed many sins through our foolishness, Hy. 7, 107; Hy. Grn. ii. 289, 107.
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