GANG
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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GANG
geng, gong, gung, es; m. I. GANG, going, journey, step, way, path, passage, course (of time); ĭter, grădus, gressus, incessus, ambŭlātio, sēmĭta 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. II. a passage, drain, privy; latrīna, secessus 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. [Orm. gang a journey : Prompt. gong latrina : Scot. gang a journey : O. Sax. gang, m : O. Frs. gong, gung, m : Dut. Ger. gang, m : M. H. Ger. ganc, m : O. H. Ger. gang, m : Goth. gaggs, m : Dan. gang, m. f : Swed. gång, m. time : Icel. gangr, m; göng, n. pl. a passage.] DER. be-gang, -gong, bi, eder-, embe-, féðe-, forþ-, ge-, hin-, hláf, húsel-, in-, on-, setl-, stal-, stepe-, to-, up-, út-, wæfer-, ymb-, ymbe-.
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