frum-gár
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
frum-gár
es; m. I. frum-gára, an; m. II. [frum prīmus; gár a spear.] I. a chieftain, leader, prince, patriarch; primĭpīlus, prŏcer, dux, princeps, patriarcha Geared se frumgár wæs his freómágum leóf Jared the patriarch was dear to his kindred, Cd. 59; Th. 72, 7; Gen. 1183. Ne meahte he on ðam frumgáre feorh gehealdan he could not keep life in the chieftain, Beo. Th. 5704; B. 2856: Exon. 75 b; Th. 283, 24; Jul. 685. Gesamnedon herigeas folces frumgáras the leaders of the people collected their bands, Andr. Kmbl. 2137; An. 1070: Cd. 176; Th. 222, 7; Dan. 101: Judth. 11; Thw. 24, 18; Jud. 195. Of ðam frumgárum folc unrím awócon from those patriarchs innumerable people sprang, Cd. 124; Th. 158, 8; Gen. 2614. II. se frumgára Malalehel the patriarch Mahalaleel, Cd. 58; Th. 71, 11; Gen. 1169. Gif ðú ðam frumgáran brýde wyrnest if thou deny to the patriarch his wife, 126; Th. 161, 3; Gen. 2659. Ða frumgáran hátene wǽron Abraham and Aaron the patriarchs were called Abram and Haran, 82; Th. 102, 31; Gen. 1708. [Cf. O. H. Germ. proper name Frumigér.]
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