GALGA
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
GALGA
gealga, an; m. A gallows, gibbet, cross; arbor infēlix, patĭbŭlum, crux Galga patĭbŭlum, Ælfc. Gl. 15; Som. 58, 30; Wrt. Voc. 21, 24. He of galgan his gǽst onsend he sent forth his soul from a gallows, Exon. 70 a; Th. 261, 4; Ju1. 310 : 72 b; Th. 271, 15; Jul. 482 : Beo. Th. 4883; B. 2446. He his blód ageát on galgan he shed his blood on the cross, Cd. 225; Th. 299, 15; Sat. 550 : Menol. Fox 170; Men. 86 : Elen. Kmbl. 957; El. 480. On galgum on the cross, Cd. 224; Th. 297, 3; Sat. 511. [Chauc. R. Brun. galwes, pl : Plat. galge : O.Sax. galgo, m : O. Frs. galga, m : Dut. galg, f : Ger. galgen, m : M. H. Ger. galge, m : O. H. Ger. galgo, m : Goth. galga, m. a cross : Dan. galge, m. f : Swed. galge, m : Icel. gálgi, m. ] See Grm. R. A. pp. 682-4.
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