ge-tenge
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-tenge
adj. Near to, close to, pressing upon, oppressing; propinquus, incumbens, gravis, molestus Geseah gold glitnian grunde getenge he saw gold glitter lying on the ground, Beo. Th. 5510; B. 2758: Elen. Kmbl. 2226; El. 1114: 456; El. 228: Bt. Met. Fox 31, 14; Met. 31, 7. Cyningas on heáhsetlum hrófe getenge kings high-raised [lit. close to the roof] on thrones, 25, 10; Met. 25, 5: Cd. 38; Th. 50, 14; Gen. 808: Runic pm. Kmbl. 343, 2; Rún. 18. Hundas deórum getenge dogs pressing upon the animals, Homl. Th. ii. 514, 25: Shrn. 37, 14. Swá fela gásta wǽron getenge ðam ánum men so many spirits were oppressing that one man, 378, 30. Heora þurst ðe him getenge wæs their thirst that was oppressive to them, Ors. 5, 8; Bos. 107, 28: 6, 4; Bos. 119, 4: Nar. 8, 24: Bt. 5, 1; Fox 10, 24: 10; Fox 30, 5. Bróhþreá Cananéa wearþ cynne getenge hunger se hearda terrible calamity came upon the race of the Canaanites the hard famine, Cd. 86; Th. 108, 31; Gen. 1814: 149; Th. 187, 9; Exod. 148: 206; Th. 255, 25; Dan. 629: 229; Th. 309, 18; Sat. 711. [Cf. O. Sax. bi-tengi: and v. O. H. Ger. gi-zengi, Grff. v. 680.] v. ge-tengan, ge-tingan.
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