gǽst
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.
gǽst
es; m. The soul, spirit, mind; spīrĭtus, anĭmus Him wæs gǽst geseald a spirit was given to him, Cd. 201; Th. 249, 21; Dan. 533. Nyle he ǽngum ánum ealle gesyllan gǽstes snyttru he will not give all wisdom of mind to any one man, Exon. 17 b; Th. 43, 5; Cri. 684. Gúþlác in gǽste bær heofoncundne hyht Guthlac bare heavenly hope in his spirit, Exon. 35 a; Th. 112, 10; Gú. 141. Ðeáh ðe him onwrige wuldres cyning wísdómes gǽst though the king of glory revealed to them the spirit of wisdom, Exon. 73 a; Th. 273, 15; Jul. 516. v. gást.
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