magu
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
magu
a; m. I. A child, son Ðá wearþ eafora féded, mago Caines, Malalahel, Cd. 58; Th. 70, 28; Gen. 1160. Mago Ecgláfes (cf. Ecgláfes bearn, 1003), Beo. Th. 2935; B. 1465. Mago Healfdenes (cf. sunu Healfdenes, 541), 3738; B. 1867: 4027; B. 2011. Eald fæder ongon his mago monian, Exon. 80 b; Th. 303, 28; Fä. 60. Ðínum magum (mágum?) lǽf folc and ríce, Beo. Th. 2361; B. 1178. II. a young person, a servant (cf. cniht, cnapa, geongra) Ongan hismagu frignan (cf. ombehtþegn, l, 9), Exon. 47 b; Th. 162, 30; Gú. 983. III. a young, strong man, a man (cf. cniht) Hwǽr cwom mearg hwǽr cwom mago where is the steed gone? where his rider? 77 b; Th. 291, 34; Wand. 92. Mago Ebréa (Abraham ), Cd. 100; Th. 132, 34; Gen. 2203: 109; Th. 145, 25; Gen. 2411: 127; Th. 161, 32; Gen. 2674. Maga gemédu, Beo. Th. 499; B. 247. [Goth. magus παîς (puer, servus): O. Sax. magu child: Icel. mögr a son, a man.]
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