geár-dagas
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.
geár-dagas
pl. m. [geár, dæg] YORE-DAYS, days of yore, days of years, time of life; dies antīqui, annōrum dies In [on] geardagum in days of yore, Exon. 11 b; Th. 16, 11; Cri. 251 : 77 a; Th. 289, 6; Wand. 44 : Cd. 21; Th. 287, 16; Sat. 368 : Beo. Th. 2; B. 1 : 2712; B. 1354 : 4458; B. 2233. In geárdagan, Menol. Fox 231; Men. 117. Úre geárdagas dies annōrum nostrōrum, Ps. Th. 89, 10. Scyle gumena gehwylc on his geárdagum georne biþencan every man should in the days of his years well consider, Exon.19 b; Th. 51, 26; Cri. 822 : 61 a; Th. 225, 4; Ph. 384 : Elen. Grm. 1267 : L. Eth. vii. 24; Th. i. 334, 21. [Icel. í árdaga in days of yore. Cf. Gen. 47, 9, 'The days of the years of my pilgrimage are an hundred and thirty years.']
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