hálig-nes
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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hálig-nes
-ness, e; f. I. holiness, sanctity Hálygnyss sanctitas, Ælfc. Gr. 5; Som. 5, 22. Hálignys on hálignysse hys sanctimonia in sanctificatione ejus, Ps. Spl. 95, 6. On rihtwísnesse and on hálignesse in righteousness and in holiness, Blickl. Homl. 31, 36: 155, 31. On hálignesse in sanctitate, Lk. Skt. 1, 75: Ps. Th. 88, 32. II. a holy thing, relic Seó hálignis the relic, St. And. 42, 7. Ic háte ðé Veronix ðæt ðú ágif mé ða hálignysse ðe ðú myd ðé hæfst. Veronix him ðá swýðe wiðsóc and sǽde, ðæt heó náne hálignyssa myd hyre næfde I command thee, Veronica, that thou give up to me the relic that thou hast with thee. Then Veronica vehemently refused and said that she had no relics with her, 40, 31-4. III. a holy place, sanctuary Gecwǽdon ðæt hí hálignesse Godes gesettan dixerunt, possideamus sanctuarium Dei, Ps. Th. 82, 9. Hálignessa sindon tó griðleáse sanctuaries are too unprotected, Swt. A. S. Rdr. 106, 41. Inngongende and útgongende beforan Gode tó ðám hálignessum quando ingreditur et egreditur sanctuarium in conspectu Domini, Past. 15, 4; Swt. 93, 7. [O. H. Ger. heilagnissa sanctificatio, sanctitas.] Cf. hálig-dóm.
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