on-bíd
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
on-bíd
(-bid ?), es; n. Awaiting, expectation Næs ðæt onbíd long ðæt ... it was not long to wait, before ..., Exon. Th. 156, 18; Gú. 876. Long is ðis onbíd worulde lífes long in this life is this waiting for the next, 164, 30; Gú. 1019. Hé on tweógendlícan onbíde wæs hwæðer hé wið Rómánum winnan dorste he was waiting in doubt (cunctans) whether he durst fight with the Romans, Ors. 4, 11; Swt. 204, 29. v. an-bíd, onbíd-stów.
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