ent
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ent
es; m. A giant; gĭgas = γίγας He geblissode swá swá se mǽsta oððe swá swá ent to ge-yrnanne weg his exultāvit ut gĭgas ad currendam viam ejus, Ps. Lamb. 18, 6: Ps. Spl. 32, 16: Wrt Voc. 73, 52. Nem-broþ se ent Nimrod the giant, Boutr. Scrd. 21, 35 : Ors. 2, 4; Bos. 44, 17. Dauid eóde to ánwíge ongeán ðone ent Goliam David went in single combat against the giant Goliath, Ælfc. T. 14, 3: Ors. 1, 10; Bos. 33, 29. Entas wǽron ofer eorþan on ðám dagum gĭgantes ĕrant sŭper terram in diēbus illis. Gen. 6, 4 : Homl. Th. i. 318, 15. He seah on enta geweorc he looked on the work of giants, Beo. Th. 5428; B. 2717: Exon. 77b; Th. 291, 24; Wand. 87: Andr. Kmbl. 2988; An. 1497: Menol. Fox 463; Gn. C. 2. v. eten, eóten.
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