GEONG
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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GEONG
giong, geng, ging, giung, iung, gung; def. se geonga, seó, ðæt geonge; comp. geongra, gingra, gyngra; superl. gingest, gingst; adj. YOUNG, youthful, new, recent, fresh; jŭvĕnis, adolescens, nŏvellus, rĕcens Ðeáh ðe he geong sý folces hyrde although he be a young shepherd of his folk, Beo. Th. 3667; B. 1831: Rood Kmbl. 77; Kr. 39. Mǽden, oððe geong wífman puella, Wrt. Voc. 73, 5. Se geonga mann adolescens, Mt. Bos. 19, 22: Lk. Bos. 7, 14: Ors. 2, 4; Bos. 45, 12: Chr. 871; Erl. 75, 23. Ymb ðæs geongan feorh about the young man's life, Andr. Kmbl. 2236; An. 1119, On swá geongum feore in so young a life, Beo. Th. 3690; B. 1843. Me eáden wearþ, geongre it was granted to me young, Exon. 10 b; Th. 13, 11; Cri: 201. Ic ðé geongne gelǽrde I taught thee young, Bt. 8; Fox 24, 27: Andr. Kmbl. 1101; An. 551: 2222; An. 1112. Cýse geongne onfón gestreón getácnaþ to accept new cheese betokens gain, Lchdm. iii. 200, 29. Ðǽr geonge wiste wíc weardian where he knew the young [woman] to be abiding, Exon. 67 a; Th. 248, 6; Jul. 91. Ðæt he feorh geong eft onfón móte that it may again receive a new spirit, 62 a; Th. 228. 4; Ph. 433: 58 b; Th. 211, 3; Ph. 192. Sint geþreáde geonge gúþrincas my young warriors are rebuked, Andr. Kmbl. 783; An. 392: 1715; An. 860: 3060; An. 1533. Ða geongan leomu the young limbs, Exon. 87 a; Th. 327, 18; Vy. 5. Geongra gyfena of recent gifts, 65 a; Th. 239, 20; Ph. 624: 78 a; Th. 293, 16; Crä. 2. Geongum and ealdum to young and old, Beo. Th. 144; B. 72. He héht hine geonge twegen men mid síþian he bade two young men accompany him, Cd. 138; Th. 173, 27; Gen. 2867: Beo. Th. 4040; B. 2018. Geongra ic wæs, witendlíce ic ealdode jūnior fui, etenim sĕnui, Ps. Spl. C. 36, 26. Gingra bróðor a younger brother, Exon. 130 a; Th. 499, 2, note; Rä. 88, 9. Seó gingre the younger, Cd. 123; Th. 158, 5; Gen. 2612. Ic gyngra wæs jūnior fui, Ps. Spl. 36, 26. Gingran bróðor younger brothers, Exon. 129 a; Th. 496, 10; Rä. 85, 12. Ioseph gingst wæs hys gebróðra Joseph was the youngest of his brethren, Ors. 1, 5; Bos. 28, 7. Se gingsta ys mid úrum fæder mĭnĭmus cum patre nostro est, Gen. 42, 13, 32. Fram ðam yldestan óþ ðone gingestan a mājōre usque ad mĭnĭmum, 42, 12. [Wyc. ȝong: Chauc. yong: Laym. ȝunge, ȝenge, ȝeonge: Orm. ȝung, ȝunng: Plat. jung, junk: O. Sax. jung: Dut. jong: Frs. jong: O. Frs. jung, jong: Ger. jung: M. H. Ger. junc: O. H. Ger. jung: Goth. yuggs: Dan. Swed. ung: Icel. ungr: Lat. jŭvĕnis: Sansk. yuvan young.] DER. cild-geong, cniht-, ed-, fela-, heaðo-, magu-.
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