óga
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.
óga
an ; m. I. the feeling which is excited in a person, terror, dread, horror, great fear Óga horror, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 21 ; Som. 10, 26: metus, 11; Som. 15, 12 : pavor, Hymn. Surt. 3, 23. Micel óga (horror ) him becom, Gen. 15, 12. Bútan ógan (absque terrore) hé hine gerest, Ælfc. Gr. 47 ; Som. 48, 4. Ða clypode hé mid micclum ógan, Homl. Th. ii. 98, 3. II. the exciting cause of such a feeling Beó eówer ege and óga ofer ealle nítenu terror vester ac tremor sit super cuncta animalia, Gen. 9, 2. On lígette is óga, Homl. Th. i. 222, 32. For hellewítes ógan (on account of the terror which hell-torment causes ), oððe for Sæs écan lífes wuldre, R. Ben. 19, 17. III. an object which excites fear, a terrible, horrible thing Hé hét Ðeódolum standan æt ðam múþe (of the fiery furnace) ðæt hé for ðam ógan (on account of the terrible spectacle) him ábúgan sceolde. Homl. Th. ii. 310, 33. Ógan (egsan, Lk. Skt. 21, 11) of heofenum and micele tácna terrores de caelo et signa magna, 538, 32. Ógana terribilium, Blickl. Gl. God him sende swíðlíce ógan (the ten plagues ), Ælfc. T. Grn. 5, 18. [Cf. Goth. ógan to fear; ógian to terrify; Icel. ógn dread, terror; œgja to frighten; ægi-ligr terrible.] Cf. ege.
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