hyge
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§7,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hyge
es; m. Mind, heart, soul: — Cwæþ ðæt hine his hige speóne ðæt hé wyrcean ongunne getimbro he said that his heart lured him to attempt making buildings, Cd. 15; Th. 18, 17; Gen. 274. Óþ hine his hyge forspeón and his ofermetta ealra swíðost until his heart seduced him, and his pride most of all, 18; Th. 22, 34; Gen. 350. Hyge Euan wífes wác geþoht the mind of Eve, weak thought of woman, 30; Th. 40, 34; Gen. 648. Ðam þegne ongan his hige hweorfan the mans mind began to change, 33; Th. 44, 8; Gen. 706. Næs him blíðe hige no cheerful mind was his, 178; Th. 223, 10; Dan. 117. Wearþ him hýrra hyge ðonne gemet wǽre haughtier grew his soul than was meet, 198; Th. 247, 2; Dan. 491, Him wæs geómor sefa hyge murnende mournful was their mind, sorrowing, their soul, Exon. 15 a; Th. 31, 24; Cri. 500. Forðon is mín hyge geómor, 115 a; Th. 442, 24; Kl. 17. Se hreó hyge, 76 b; Th. 287, 18; Wand. 16. Ys mínre heortan hige hluttor and clǽne quia delectatum est cor meum, Ps. Th. 72, 17. Hyge wearþ mongum blissad the heart of many was made glad, Exon. 24 b; Th. 71, 30; Cri. 1163. Hlihende hyge a gladsome mind, Elen. Kmbl. 1986; El. 995. Hyge wæs him hinfús he was minded to flee away, Beo. Th. 1514; B 755. Ne biþ him tó hearpan hyge no mind hath he for the harp, Exon. 82 a; Th. 308, 23; Seef. 44. Ne wæs him bleáþ hyge no coward heart had he [cf. Icel. hug-blauðr timid; hug-bleyði cowardice], Andr. Kmbl. 462; An. 231. Ðá wæs hyge onhyrded then was his heart confirmed, Elen. Kmbl. 1678; El. 841. Se hearda hyge wunade the stout heart continued, Exon. 40 b; Th. 134, 31; Gú. 517. Hyge sceal heardum men a bold man must have courage, 92 a; Th. 346, 15; Gn. Ex. 205. Hige sceal ðé heardra heorte ðé cénre ðé úre mægen lytlaþ the firmer must courage be, braver the heart, the more our force dwindles, Byrht. Th. 140, 62; By. 312. Hyge weallende a mind agitated by violent emotions. Andr. Kmbl. 3415; An. 1711. Weóll him on innan hyge ymb his heortan, Cd. 18; Th. 23, 5; Gen. 354. Mín hyge dreóseþ bysig æfter bócum: hwílum hyge heortan neáh hearde wealleþ, Salm. Kmbl. 122-6; Sal. 60-2. Ðú wást ðæt ic eom unwís hyges tu scis insipientiam meam, Ps. Th. 68, 6. Ic mín gehát mid hyge gylde ðæt míne weleras ǽr wíse gedǽldan reddam vota mea, quæ distinxerunt labia mea, 65, 12: 102, 19. Ic andette ðé mid hyge ealle heortan mínre confitebor tibi in toto corde meo, 110, 1: 118, 69: 94, 10. Wesan ðíne eáran gehýrende mid hige on eall gebedd esnes ðínes fiant aures tuæ intendentes in orationem servi tui, 129, 2. Mid hyge þencan to think with the mind, Exon. 82 b; Th. 311, 23; Seef. 96. Wese heone mín on hige clǽne fiat cor meum immaculatum, Ps. Th. 118, 80. On mínum hyge hreóweþ I am grieved to think. Cd. 22; Th. 27, 31; Gen. 426. Ne meahte hé æt his hige findan ðæt hé wolde þeódne þeówian he could not find it in his heart to serve his prince, 14; Th. 18, 1; Gen. 266. Hálig on hige holy of thought, 133; Th. 168, 9; Gen. 2780: Exon. 73 b; Th. 274, 14; Jul. 533, On heardum hyge in my hard heart, Elen. Kmbl. 1614; El. 809. Hét hicgan tó hige gódum bade them see to it that they were of good courage, Byrht. Th. 131, 7; By. 4. Hí on heofon setton hyge hyra múþes posuerunt in cælum os suum, Ps. Th. 72, 7. Hæfde hyge strangne he had a strong heart, Cd. 23; Th. 29, 9; Gen. 447. Heardrǽdne hyge, 107; Th. 141, 21; Gen. 2348. Ic geornlíce gode þegnode þurh holdne hyge diligently I served God with loyal heart, 28; Th. 37, 7; Gen. 586: Beo. Th. 539; B. 267. Þurh yrne hyge in anger, Exon. 16 b; Th. 39, 10; Cri. 620: Andr. Kmbl. 1941; An. 973. Ðínne hyge gefæstna strengthen thine heart, Exon. 93 a; Th. 348, 33; Sch. 37: Andr. Kmbl. 2427; An. 1215. Dóþ eówre heortan hige hále and clǽne effundite coram illo corda vestra, Ps. Th. 61, 8. Nyllan gé eów on heortan ða hige staðelian nolite cor apponere, 11. [Laym, huȝe: Orm. hiȝ: Goth. hugs: O. Sax. hugi: O. Frs. hei: Icel. hugi, hugr: O. H. Ger. hugu, hugi animus, sensus, affectus.] DER. hát-hyge.
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