GÁR
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.
GÁR
es; m. A dart, javelin, spear, shaft, arrow, weapon, arms; jacŭlum, pīlum, hasta, hastæ cuspis, săgitta, tēlum, arma Se gár the dart, Beo. Th. 3697; B. 1846. Fleág giellende gár on grome þeóde the yelling shaft flew on the fierce nation, Exon. 86 b; Th. 326, 13; Wíd. 128. Lǽtaþ gáres ord, in gedúfan in fǽges ferþ let the javelin-point plunge into the life of the doomed one, Andr. Kmbl. 2662; An. 1332 : Cd. 75; Th. 92, 2; Gen. 1522. Sende se sǽrinc súþerne gár the sea-chief sent a southern dart, Byrht. Th. 135. 47; By. 134 : 138, 48; By. 237. Gáre wunde wounded by a dart, Beo. Th. 2154; B. 1075 : Exon. 66 a; Th. 243, 28; Jul. 17. Hí gewurdon scearpe gáras ipsi sunt jăcŭla, Ps. Th. 54, 21 : 90, 6. Gára ordum with javelin-points, Andr. Kmbl. 64; An. 32 : Cd. 94; Th. 121, 32; Gen. 2019. Hý togædre gáras hlǽndon they had inclined their weapons together, Exon. 66 b; Th. 246, 8; Jul. 63 : Elen. Kmbl. 235; El. 118. Gárum gehyrsted adorned with javelins, Andr. Kmbl. 90; An. 45 : 2287; An. 1145 : Chr. 937; Erl. 112, 18; Æðelst. 18. [Chauc. gere, pl : Laym. gar, gare, gære a dart, spear, weapon : Plat. gere a wedge : Kil. gheer fuscĭna cuspĭdĭbus horrens, quibus pisces căpiuntur : O. Sax. gér, m : Ger. M. H. Ger. O. H. Ger. gér, m. hastīle, jăcŭlum, tēlum : Icel. geirr, m. a spear.] DER. æt-gár, bon-, frum-, hyge-, tite-, wæl-.
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