ge-wyrd
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-wyrd
e; f. Event, fate, destiny, condition Ðeós æþele gewyrd this noble event [the crucifixion], Elen. Kmbl. 1291; El. 647. Sume cwǽdon ðæt se steorra his gewyrd wǽre. Gewíte ðis gedwyld fram geleáffullum heortum ðæt ǽnig gewyrd sý búton se ælmihtiga scyppend some said that the star was his destiny. Let this error depart from believing hearts, that there is any destiny except the Almighty Creator, Homl. Th. i. 110, 11. Fore giwyrd líchomes pro conditione carnis, Rtl. 66, 37. Gewyrd vel gecwide conditio, Ælfc. Gl. 13; Som. 57, 117; Wrt. Voc. 20, 54. Hit is of ðæra bisceopa gehlote and of heora ágenre gewyrde ðæt ðæt hý secgaþ in potestate esse antistitis quid velit fingere, Ors. 3, 9; Bos. 65, 34. Gewyrd fatum, parca, fortuna, Hpt. Gl. 529, 467. Binnan ðam wendun gewyrda and gewát Eádrǽd cyng meanwhile matters changed and king Eadred died, Th. Chart. 207, 22. [Cf. wyrd, ge-weorþan; and see ge-wyrde.]
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