fóre-beácen
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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fóre-beácen
-beácn, es; n. A fore-token, prodigy, wonder; prodĭgium, portentum, ostentum Ic eom swá fórebeácen folce manegum tamquam prodĭgium factus sum multis, Ps. Th. 70, 6. fórebeácna prodĭgiōrum 104, 23. He sigetácen sende manegum, fórebeácn feala folce Ægipta mīsit signa et prodĭgia in mĕdio Ægypti, 134, 9: Ps. Lamb. 77, 43: Mt. Bos. 24, 24. Sóþlíce leáse cristas and leáse wítegan arísaþ, and wyrcþ, fórebeácna exsurgent ĕnim pseudochristi, et pseudoprophētæ, et dăbunt signa et portenta, Mk. Bos. 13, 22: Deut. 13, 1. Búton gé tácna and fórebeácnu geseón, ne gelýfe gé except ye see signs and wonders, ye will not believe. Jn. Bos. 4, 48: Nar. 50, 21: -beácno. Blickl. Hom. 117, 30.
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