ofer-mægen
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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ofer-mægen
es; n. Superior or overwhelming force Wið ofermægenes egsan, Cd. Th. 127, 27; Gen. 2117. Hé hæfde wígena tó lyt wið ofermægene, Elen. Kmbl. 128; El. 64. Hyne Hetware hilde gehnǽgdon mid ofermægene, Beo. Th. 5827; B. 2917. Forst and snáw mid ofermægene eorfan þeccaþ, Exon. Th. 215, 6; Ph. 249. Him on swaðe fylgeþ A ofermægene, Salm. Kmbl. 187; Sal. 93. [Cf. O. H. Ger. ubar-meginón praevalere: Ger. über-macht: Icel. ofr-efli overwhelming force.]
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