ge-þingþu
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-þingþu
-þingcþu, -þincþ, -þyncþ, e; f. I. honour, dignity, rank; honor, dignitas He becom to ðære cynelícan geþincþe he arrived at the royal dignity, Homl. Th. i. 82, 1. Eal folc ðone eádigan Gregorius to ðære geþincþe geceás all folk chose the blessed Gregory to that dignity, ii. 122, 22. Hú micelre geþincþe sý ðæt hálige mǽden Maria of how great dignity is the holy maiden Mary, 22, 21. Godes gecorenan scínaþ on heofonlícum wuldre ǽlc be his geþingcþum; nú is geleáflíc ðæt seó eádige cwén mid swá micclum wuldre and beorhtnysse óðre oferstíge, swá micclum swá hire geþincþe óðra hálgena unwiðmetenlíce sind God's elect shine in heavenly glory each according to his rank; now it is credible that the blessed queen excels others with so much brightness and glory, as much as her rank is not comparable with that of other saints, i. 446, 2-5: Jud. Thw. p. 161, 21: Swt. A. S. Rdr. 98, 93: Homl. Th. ii. 450, 2. Sum geþungen láreow wæs on Engla lande Albin geháten and hæfde micele geþincþa there was a certain distinguished teacher in England named Albin and he had great honour, Boutr. Scrd. 17, 6. Him to wǽron witode geþingþo to him were destined honours, Cd. 23; Th. 30, 31; Gen. 475. Geþyncþum honourably, Exon. 41 b; Th. 138, 16; Gú. 577. II. a court, legal assembly Ðæt, griþ ðæt se ealdormann on fíf-burhga geþincþe sylle and ðæt griþ ðæt man sylleþ on burhgeþincþe béte man for the 'grith' which the alderman in the assembly of the five-burghs may give and for the 'grith' that is given in a burghassembly, let 'bót' be made, L. Eth. iii. 1; Th. i. 292, 6. [Cf. ge-þungen and ge-þing(?).]
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