from-cyn
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
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from-cyn
-cynn, es; n. I. a from-kin, offspring, progeny, posterity; prōgĕnies, prōles Gif ðú wille habban holdne freónd ðínum fromcynne if thou wilt have a faithful friend to thine offspring, Cd. 106; Th. 139, 23; Gen. 2314. Ðæt ðú hyra fromcynn ýcan wolde that thou wouldest increase their offspring, Exon. 53 b; Th. 187, 19; Az. 33. Fyllaþ eówre fromcynne foldan sceátas fill the regions of the earth with your offspring, Cd. 75; Th. 92, 25; Gen. 1534: 100; Th. 133, 1; Gen. 2204. II. the race from which one springs, ancestry, origin; gĕnus, ŏrigo Fród wæs mín fromcynn my ancestry was ancient, Exon. 127b; Th. 490, 16; Rä. 80, 1: Th. 491, 2; Rä. 80, 8. Nis ǽnig ðæs horsc, ðe ðín fromcyn mǽge, fira bearnum, sweotule geséðan there is not any so wise, who may manifestly declare thine origin to the children of men, Exon. 11 a; Th. 15, 26; Cri. 242.
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