GÚÞ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
GÚÞ
e; f. [a poetical word] War, battle, fight; bellum Gúþ nimeþ freán eówerne war shall take away your lord, Beo. Th. 5066; B. 2536: 4960; B. 2483: 3320; B. 1658: 2251; B. 1123. Sumne sceal gúþ abreótan war shall crush one, Exon. 87a; Th. 328, 12; Vy. 16: 88a; Th. 331, 15; Vy. 68. Bídan Grendles gúþe to await Grendel's attack, Beo. Th. 970; B. 483. Gúþe gefýsed ready for battle, 1265; B. 630: Byrht. Th. 137, 27; By. 192: 140, 30; By. 296: Andr. Kmbl. 467; An. 234. He gúþe rǽs fremman sceolde he had to perform a war-onslaught, Beo. Th. 5245; B. 2626: 4712; B. 2356. Grimre gúþe in fierce fight, 1058; B. 527. Ðonne hie to gúþe gárwudu rǽrdon when to battle they reared the spearshaft, Cd. 160; Th. 198, 19; Exod. 325: Beo. Th. 880; B. 438: 2948; B. 1472: Byrht. Th. 132, 8; By. 13: 134, 34; By. 94: Elen. Kmbl. 45; El. 23. Ðe ðé æsca tír æt gúþe forgeaf who gave thee martial glory in fight, Cd. 97; Th. 127, 11; Gen. 2109: Judth. 11; Thw. 23, 15; Jud. 123: Exon. 17b; Th. 42, 17; Cri. 674: Beo. Th. 3074; B. 1535; Byrht. Th. 140, 9; By. 285; Chr. 937; Erl. 114, 10; Ædelst. 44: Andr. Kmbl. 2661; An. 1332. Æt ðære gúþe Gárulf gecrang at the battle fell Garulf, Fins. Th. 62; Fin. 31. Ðǽr ðú gúþe findest there wilt thou find conflict, Andr. Kmbl. 2698; An. 1351. Ǽr ðú gúþe fremme before thou do battle, 2708; An. 1356: Exon. 105b; Th. 402, 5; Rä. 21, 25. Se ða gúþe genæc he had come safe out of the battle, Cd. 94; Th. 121, 33; Gen. 2019. Ðe ða gúþe forbeáh who turned aside from the battle, Byrht. Th. 141, 21; By. 315. Gúþe spówan to thrive in battle, Cd. 97; Th. 127, 23; Gen. 2115: Exon. 71b; Th. 266, 4; Jul. 393: Salm. Kmbl. 249; Sal. 124. Ic genéþde fela gúþa I dared many a conflict, Beo. Th. 5017; B. 2512: 5080; B. 2543. Guma gúþum cúþ a man distinguished in battles, 4362; B. 2178: 3920; B. 1958. [Icel. gunnr, gúðr war (only used in poetry): O. H. Ger. gund, Grff. iv. 219.] See Grmm. D. M. 393.
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