lyge
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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lyge
lycce; adj. Lying, mendacious, false Sóhtun lyge gewitnisse wið ðone hǽlend ... ðonne monige lyge [leáse ł lycce, Lind.] gewitu cwómun ætnǽhste ðá cwóman twægen lyge [leáso ł liycce, Lind.] gewitu quærebant falsum testimonium contra Jesum ... cum multi falsi testes accessissent novissime autem venerunt duo falsi testes, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 26, 59-60. Monige lyge ł leáse wítga multi pseudoprophetæ, 24, 11: 24, 44. Behaldeþ eów wið lyge ł leáse wítgu attendite a falsis prophetis, 7, 15. [O. Sax. O. L. Ger. luggi: O. H. Ger. luggi, lucki mendax, falsus.] See also the compounds of which lyge is the first part.
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