for-wyrd
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine, Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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for-wyrd
-wird, e; f. [wyrd fortune; for-weorþan to perish] Loss, damage, destruction, perdition, ruin, death; detrīmentum, intĕrĭtus, intĕrĭtio, perdĭtio, pernĭcies, internĕcio Hér is geswutelod úre forwyrd here is made manifest our destruction, Judth. 12; Thw. 25, 30; Jud. 285. He alýsde ðin líf of forwyrde qui redĭmit de intĕrĭtu vītam tuam, Ps. Th. 102, 4: 106, 19: Ps. Lamb. 9, 16: Boutr. Scrd. 17, 23: 20, 16. Hwæt fremaþ ǽnegum menn, ðeáh he ealne middaneard gestrýne, gyf he hys sáwle forwyrd þolaþ quid prodest hŏmĭni, si mundum ūnĭversum lucrētur, anĭmæ vēro suæ detrīmentum pătiātur? Mt. Bos. 16, 26: Lk. Bos. 9, 25. Ðá sió wérge sceólu hreósan sceolde in wíta forwyrd when the wretched crew must fall into the ruin of punishment, Elen. Kmbl. 1526; El. 765: Frag. Kmbl. 16; Leás. 10: Andr. Kmbl. 3234; An. 1620. Ðæt hí óþ forwyrd ǽghwǽr fordiligade ne wǽron ne usque ad internĕciōnem usquequaque delērentur, Bd. 1, 16; S. 484, 17. Of forwyrdum heora de intĕrĭtiōnĭbus eōrum, Ps. Lamb. 106, 20. 2. for-wyrd, es; n. is neuter in the following examples Ðín andbídaþ ðæt éce forwyrd the eternal perdition awaits thee, Homl. Th. i. 598, 9. God forlǽt hí to ðam écan forwyrde God will abandon them to the eternal perdition, i. 112, 23.
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