Gota
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
Gota
an; m. A Goth; Gothus; chiefly used in the pl; nom. acc. Gotan; gen. Gotena; dat. Gotum; m. The Goths Unrím mánes se Gota fremede the Goth perpetrated an excess of wickedness, Bt. Met. Fox 1, 89; Met. 1, 45. I. VISIGOTHS or West Goths, under Alríca, q. v. A. D. 382-410, etc Ða [MS. ðe] Gotan of Sciððiu mǽgþe, wið Rómána ríce gewin upahófon; and mið heora cyningum, Rǽdgota and Ealleríca [Alríca] wǽron hátne, Rómáne burig abrǽcon the Goths, from the country of Scythia, made war against the empire of the Romans; and with their kings, who were called Rhadgast and Alaric, sacked the Roman city [A. D. 410], Bt. 1; Fox 2, 1. Seó hergung wæs þurh Alarícum [acc. Lat.] Gotena cyning geworden hæc inruptio per Alarīcum regem Gothorum facta est, Bd. 1, 11; S. 480, 11. Ða Gotan coman of ðám hwatestan mannan Germania the Goths came from the bravest men of Germany, Ors. 1, 10; Bos. 34, 5, 11. II. OSTROGOTHS, or East Goths, under Ermanric, Þeódric, q. v. A. D. 475-526, etc Gotan eástan of Sciððia sceldas lǽddon Goths from the east led their army from Scythia, Bt. Met. Fox 1, 2; Met. 1, 1. Hú Gotan gewunnon Rómána ríce how the Goths conquered the empire of the Romans, Bt. titl. i; Fox x. 2. Eormanríc áhte wíde folc Gotena ríces Ermanric possessed the wide nations of the kingdom of the Goths, Exon. 100 b; Th. 378, 28; Deor. 23: 86 a: Th. 324, 3; Wid. 89: 86 b; Th. 325, 10; Wid. 109. Weóld Eormanríc Gotum Ermanric ruled the Goths, Exon. 85 a; Th. 319, 27; Wid. 18. [Icel. Goti, pl. Gotnar.] v. Grmm. Gesch. D. S. C. xviii.
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