hunig
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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hunig
es; n. Honey Ðǽr [Estland] biþ swyðe mycel hunig and fisc[n]aþ and se cyning and ða rícostan men drincaþ myran meolc and ða unspédigan and ða þeówan medo in that country there is very much honey and fishing; and the king and the principal men drink mare's milk, and the poor and the slaves mead, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 20, 15. Doran hunig dumbledore's honey, L. M. 1, 2; Lchdm. ii. 28, 20. [Cf. O. H. Ger. humbel-honag.] Englisces huniges of English honey, 2, 65; Lchdm. ii. 292, 23: 3, 71; Lchdm. ii. 358, 10. Þynceþ þegna gehwelcum huniges bíbreád healfe ðý swétre gif hé hwéne ǽr huniges teáre bitres onbyrgeþ dulcior est apium mage labor, si malus ora pritis sapor edat, Bt. Met. Fox 12, 17; Met. 12, 9. Swá þicce swá huniges tear as thick as honey that drops from the comb, L. M. 1, 31; Lchdm. ii. 74, 4: 2; Lchdm. ii. 28, 4. Tó ðam lande ðe eall fléwþ on riðum meolce and hunies ... of ðam lande ðe weóll meolce and hunie in terram, quæ fluit rivis lactis et mellis ... de terra, quæ lacte et melle manabat, Num. 16, 14, 13. Beón gif hí man ácwellaþ cwelle hig man raðe ǽr hí tó ðam hunige cumon, L. Ecg. C. 39; Th. ii. 164, 2. [Orm. huniȝ: A. R. huni: Ayenb. honi: O. Frs. hunig: Icel. hunang: O. H. Ger. honag, honig; Ger. honig.] v. wudu-hunig.
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