rinc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
rinc
es; m. A man (a poetical term) Se rinc (Enoch) on líchoman lisse sóhte, Cd. Th. 73, 12; Gen. 1203 : (Abraham ), 107, 17; Ger. 1790. Com ðá tó recede rinc (Grendel ) síðian, Beo. Th. 1445; B. 720. Árás ðá se ríca (Hrothgar ), ymb hine rinc manig, þegna heáp, 804; B. 399. Ðá wæs rinc manig, gúðfrec guma, ymb ðæs geongan feorh breóstum onbryrded, Andr. Kmbl. 2234; An. 1118. Ðæt wæs rihtwís rinc (Boethius ), Met. 1, 49. Ðæs rinces (Abraham) se ríca ongan cyning (God ) costigan, Cd. Th. 172, 16; Gen. 2845. Junge rince ł hysse ephebo robusto, Hpt. Gl. 488, 1. Rófe rincas (the fallen angels), Cd. Th. 19, 4 ; Gen. 286 : (those who occupied Shinar ), 99, 24; Gen. 1651. [Heo smiten togædere, helmes þere gullen ..., rinkas feollen (mani m[en] þer fulle, 2nd MS.), Laym. 5188. Piers P. renke : O. Sax. rink : Icel. rekkr (frequent in poetry, but in prose it occurs only in old law phrases).] v. beadu-, fyrd-, gum-, gúþ-, heaðo-, here-, hilde-, magu-, sǽ-rinc.
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