meagol
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
meagol
, megol; adj. Earnest, strenuous, firm Ðæt ic Gode and Sancta Marian meaglum móde on éce yrfe geseald hæbbe what I, with mind immovable, have given as a perpetual inheritance to God and St. Mary (cf. the form 'Ego donationem indeclinabiliter consensi,' 322, 6), Cod. Dip. Kmbl. v. 331, 5. Mandryhten holdne gegrétte meaglum wordum the lord (Hygelac) greeted his liege (Beowulf, on his return) with earnest words, gave him a hearty greeting, Beo. Th. 3964; B. 1980: Exon. 43 a; Th. 146, 8; Gú. 706. Fugla cyn hine weorþedon meaglum stefnum, 46 a; Th. 157, 13; Gú. 892: 60 b; Th. 221, 22; Ph. 338. v. un-meagol and following words.
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