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GANG

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
GANG, geng, gong, gung, es; m.
Wright's OE grammar
§335; §562;
GANG, going, journey, step, way, path, passage, course (of time); ĭter, grădus, gressus, incessus, ambŭlātio, sēmĭta
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  • Beswícan gangas [MS. M. stepas] míne

    supplantāre gressus meos,

    • Ps. Spl. C. 139, 5.
  • Mínne gang

    gressum meum,

    • Ps. Th. 139, 5.
  • Ganges,

    • Beo. Th. 1940
    • ;
    • B. 968.
  • Him tǽcean lífes weg and rihtne gang to heofonum

    to teach them the way of life and the right path to heaven,

    • Blickl. Homl. l09, 18.
  • Ðíne gangas

    gressus tui,

    • Ps. Th. 67, 23.
  • Fóta gangas

    pedum gressus,

    • 72, 1.
  • Míne gangas

    meæ sēmĭtæ,

    • 138, 2.
  • On ðære eá gang

    in the river's course,

    • Ors. 2, 4
    • ;
    • Bos. 44, 13.
  • Heó freó on hira fóta gangum blíðe hám wæs hweorfende

    ipsa lībĕro pĕdum incessu dŏmum læta reversa est;

    • Bd. 4, 10
    • ;
    • S. 578, 33.
  • Heora geára gang

    anni eorum,

    • Ps. Th. 77, 32.
  • Geára gongum

    in the course of years,

    • Elen. Kmbl. 1292
    • ;
    • El. 648.
a passage, drain, privy; latrīna, secessus
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  • Gang

    latrīna, secessus,

    • Ælfc. Gl. 108
    • ;
    • Som. 78, 121
    • ;
    • Wrt. Voc. 58, 33.
  • Ðonne him to gange lyst

    when he desires the privy,

    • Hexam. 20
    • ;
    • Norm. 28, 23 : L. Ælf. C. 3
    • ;
    • Th. ii. 344, 6 : Homl. Th. i. 290, 19.
Etymology
[
Orm. gang a journey
:
Prompt. gong latrina
:
Scot. gang a journey
:
O. Sax. gang, m
:
O. Frs. gong, gung, m
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Dut. Ger. gang, m
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M. H. Ger. ganc, m
:
O. H. Ger. gang, m
:
Goth. gaggs, m
:
Dan. gang, m. f
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Swed. gång, m. time
:
Icel. gangr, m; göng, n. pl. a passage.
]
Derived forms
be-gang, -gong, bi, eder-, embe-, féðe-, forþ-, ge-, hin-, hláf, húsel-, in-, on-, setl-, stal-, stepe-, to-, up-, út-, wæfer-, ymb-, ymbe-
Linked entries
v.  geng gang-pyt gang-setl gang-tún gong geong.
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  • GANG, n.