egesa
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
egesa
egsa, ægsa, an; m. [ege fear] Fear, horror, dread; tĭmor, horror, terror, formīdo Him gásta weardes egesa on breóstum wunode fear of the guardian of spirits dwelt in his breast, Cd. 138; Th. 173, 24; Gen. 2866: Beo. Th. 1572; B. 784: Andr. Kmbl. 789; An. 445: Rood Kmbl. 170; Kr. 86: Judth. 12; Thw. 25, 10; Jud. 252. Bútan Godes egsan [MS. B. egesan] without fear of God, Bd. 4, 12; S. 581, 1: Cd. 178; Th. 223, 23; Dan. 124: Andr. Kmbl. 914; An. 457. Sió dimme niht ofer eldum egesan ne brohte the dim night did not bring terror over men, Bt. Met. Fox 12, 34; Met. 12, 17: Cd. 202; Th. 250, 3; Dan. 541: Ps. Th. 66, 6. Egesan geaclod terrified with fear, Andr. Kmbl. 1609; An. 806: Beo. Th. 5465; B. 2736. [O. Sax. egiso, m: M. H. Ger. egese, eise, f. horror: O. H. Ger. ekiso, m; egis, agis, n. horror: Goth. agis, n. fear, terror, horror.] DER. bǽl-egsa, blód-egesa, flód-, folc-, gléd-, hild-, líg-, niht-, þeód-, wæter-.
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