hólunga
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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hólunga
adv. In vain, to no purpose, without cause, without intent Hólunga sine causa, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 15, 9. Nales hólunge not without cause, Cd. 48; Th. 61, 14; Gen. 997. Nalles hólinga, Beo. Th. 2156; B. 1076. Wæs his fæder gelǽred in ða gerýno Cristes geleáfan ac hólinga pater ejus sacramentis Christiana fidei imbutus esl, sed frustra, Bd. 2, 15; S. 518, 29. Gif hé hit hólinga dó fæste i geár si casu fecerit, i annum jejunet, L. Ecg. P. iv. 68, 22; Th. ii. 230, 27. Ðære tíde wæs ðæt mǽste wæll geworden on Norþanhymbra þeóde and cyrican. Ne wæs ðæt hólenga forðon óðer ðæra heretogena wæs hǽðen óðer wæs ðam hǽðenan grimra quo tempore maxima est facta strages in ecclesia vel gente Nordanhymbrorum, maxime quod unus ex ducibus paganus, alter erat pagano sævior, Bd. 2, 20; S. 521, 19. Mid ðý wé wið ðam winde and wið ðam sǽ holonga campodan cumque cum vento pelagoque frustra certantes, 5, 1; S. 613, 27.
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