gítsung
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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gítsung
e; f. Covetousness, avarice, cupidity, desire Ða ðe ne sécaþ heora ágen gestreón þurh gýtsunge those who do not seek their own gain through covetousness, Homl. Th. ii. 74, 34. Se þrydda heáfodleahter is gýtsung the third chief sin is avarice, 218, 21: 592, 6. Hí ongunnan gítsunge begán concupierunt concupiscentias, Ps. Th. 105, 12. Gítsung avaritia, 118, 36: Mk. Skt, 7, 22. Þurh ða ungefyldan gítsunge woruldmonna through the unsatisfied covetousness of worldly men, Bt. 7, 3; Fox 20, 26. Grundleás gítsung gilpes and ǽhta the boundless desire for glory and possessions, Bt. Met. Fox 7, 29; Met. 7, 15: Bt. 16, 3; Fox 56, 2. Nales he giémde þurh gítsunga lǽnes lífwelan he cared not from covetousness for the frail wealth of this world, Exon. 34 b; Th. 111, 4; Gú. 121. Þurh his ágene gítsunga he ǽfre ðas leóde mid ungylde tyrwigende wæs through his own avarice he was ever harassing this nation with bad taxes, Chr. 1100; Erl. 236, 1: 1086; Erl. 222, 24. From ðisse worlde gítsungum from the desires of this world, Blickl. Homl. 57, 23. [Laym. ȝitsung: Orm. ȝittsunng: A. R. ȝissung.]
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