mǽgþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mǽgþ
e; f. Importunate desire, ambition Ðæt mód sǽde ðæt him nǽfre seó mǽgþ and seó gítsung forwel ne lícode, Bt. tit. 17; Fox xii, 24. Cf. Ðú wást ðæt mé nǽfre seó gítsung and seó gemǽgþ ðisses eorþlícan anwealdes forwel ne lícode scis ipsa minimum nobis ambitionem mortalium rerum fuisse dominatum, 17; Fox 58, 23. v. máh, ge-mǽhþ (with which ge-mǽgþ in the above passage should be put).
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