or-læg
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
or-læg
-leg, es; n. (?) Fate Nó ic (Daniel) wið feohsceattum ofer folc bere Drihtnes dómas, ac ðé ( Belshazzar) unceápunga orlæg secge, worda gerýnu I will tell thee thy fate (by explaining the writing on the wall), Cd. Th. 262, 19; Dan. 746. Hé ðonne á tô ealdre orleg dreógeþ he then for ever and ever undergoes his fate in hell (cf. Icel. drýgja örlög, to 'dree' one's 'weird'), Exon. Th. 446, 29 ; Dóm. 29. [O. H. Ger. ur-lag; m. fatum: Icel. ör-lög; n. pl. fate; also war.] v. or-lege.
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