ge-swinc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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ge-swinc
-swing, es; n. [swinc labour, trouble] Labour, exercise, inconvenience, fatigue, trouble, affliction, tribulation, torment, temptation, banishment; lăbor, exercĭtātio, incommŏdum, afflictio, trībŭlātio, tentātio, exsĭlium Geswinc lăbor, Ælfc Gr. 9, 21; Som. 10, 27. Com ðis geswinc ofer us vēnit sŭper nos ista trībŭlātio, Gen. 42, 21: Ps. Surt. 21, 12. On tíd geswinces in tempŏre trībŭlātiōnis, 36, 39: 17, 19. Ðú eall þing birest búton geswince thou bearest all things without labour, Bt. Met. Fox 20, 553; Met. 20, 277: Chr. 1016; Erl. 155, 3. On geswince in exercĭtātiōne, Ps. Spl. 54, 2. Sum heard geswinc habban sceoldon they must have some hard torment, Cd. 17; Th. 20, 30; Gen. 317: Chr. 1085; Erl. 218, 10. Eallra geswinca of all labours, Bt. Met. Fox 21, 20; Met. 21, 10: 21, 28; Met. 21, 14. On mínum geswincum in tentātiōnĭbus meis, Lk. Bos. 22, 28: Homl. Th. ii. 82, 23. Gé eodon on hyra geswinc in lălōres eōrum introistis, Jn. Bos. 4, 38. Geswinc exsĭlium, Cot. 73.
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