on-wrigenness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
on-wrigenness
e; f. An uncovering, discovery - Onwrigenys apocalypsis, Hpt. Gl. 435, 43. I. a removal of that which obscures or conceals Leóht tó onwrigennysse þeóda lumen ad revelationem gentium; a light to lighten the Gentiles, Homl. Th. i. 136, 22. II. an explanation, exposition (v. on-wreón, III.) Circlícere anwrigenisse ecclesiasticae traditionis, expositionis, Hpt. Gl. 410, 36. Hæbben ða ungelǽredan inlendisce ðæs hálgan regules cýððe þurh ágenes gereordes anwrigennesse by means of an explanation (translation) in their own tongue, Lchdm. iii. 442, 9. III. an exposure of a person's real character (v. on-wreón, V.) Nú neálǽceþ ǽgðer ge ðín onwrigennes ge uncer gecýðnes the vanity of your pretensions will be exposed, and the reality of our claims will be made manifest, Blickl. Homl. 187, 23. IV. a revelation, manifestation made to the eye or to the ear by divine power (v. on-wreón, VI.) Heó sægde ðæt heó geleornod hæfde on onwrihgennysse (MS. T. onwrignesse) ðæt hire forþfóre wǽre swíðe neáh. Sǽde heó him ðæt seó onwrihgnes ðyslíc wǽre. Cwæþ ðæt heó gesáwe micelne þreát, Bd. 3, 8; S. 531, 35-38. Se Hǽlend geswutelode him ða tóweardan onwrigenysse (a revelation of the future ), be ðære hé áwrát ða bóc ðe is geháten Apocalipsis, Homl. Th. i. 60, 1. Helena hí (the cross) áfunde þurh Cristes onwrigennesse through a revelation made by Christ, H. R. 99, 8. Him ða upplícan onwrigenesse wiðstódon superna illi oracula restiterunt, Bd. 5, 9; S. 622, 21.
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