on-drysnu
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
on-drysnu
-desnu; f. I. fear Fore ondesne (ondesnum, Rush.) propter metum, Jn. Skt. Lind, 19, 38 : 20, 19. Ðætte sió forsewennes him ege and ondrysnu on gebringe ut ostensa desperatio formidinem incutiat, Past. 37, 2; Swt. 265, 19. Hé wolde ðǽm fortrúwodum monnum andrysno hálwendes eges on gebrengean ut praecipitatis vim saluberrimi timoris infunderet, 49, 5; Swt. 385, 16. Ðonne esne on-drysnum his hláforde cwemeþ, Ps. Th. 122, 2. II. reverence Hié hæfdan miccle lufan and geleáfan tó ðære ciricean, and eác heálíco ondrysnu (profound reverence for the church ), Blickl. Homl. 205, 9. v. an-drysno.
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