sin-gal
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sin-gal
adj. I. referring to things of the next life, everlasting, perpetual Dreám ys singal canor est jugis, Hymn. Surt. 58, 4. On ðam heofenlícum éðele is singal leóht, Lchdm. iii. 240, 12 : Homl. Th. i. 238, 5 : Rood Kmbl. 280 ; Kr. 141. Ðǽr (in hell ) is á singal sorh, Wulfst. 26, 8. II. referring to things of time, continual, constant, without intermission Swá singal gebiórscipe quasi juge convivium, Kent. Gl. 521. Hine gedreht singal slǽpleást. Homl. Th. i. 86, 16. Singal oferdrenc, ii. 592, 6. Ðis is singal sacu, Elen. Kmbl. 1808 ; El. 906. Singal gesíþ a constant companion, Exon. Th. 257, 4 ; Jul. 242. Se singala ege ne lǽt nǽnne mon gesǽligne beón continuus timor non sinit esse felicem, Bt. 11, 2 ; Fox 34, 28 : 12 ; Fox 36, 28. Mid ðæm sin*-*galum geþohte ab hac cogitatione continua, Past. 11, 7 ; Swt. 72, 6. Geleáfan singalum fides jugis, Hymn. Surt. 44, 39. Mid singalre éstful*-*nysse sedula devotione, 88, 15. Singalre assidua, Hpt. Gl. 407, 65. Men habbaþ singalne andan betwuh him, Bt. 39, 3 ; Fox 214, 33. Mid singalum bénum sedulis questibus, Hymn. Surt. 127, 14. Mid singalum gebedum orationibus adsiduis, Bd. 4, 28 ; S. 606, 29. IIa. of the regular succession of time, daily (cf. Goth. sinteins daily (bread )) :-- Syle ús hláf úserne ðone singalan, Exon. Th. 469, 4 ; Hy. 5, 8. Singal tído diurna tempora, Rtl. 164, 36. IIb. of an unbroken series, in succession, continuous :-- Þurh syx singal geár per sex continuos annos, Bd. 4, 23 ; S. 595, 17 : 5, 9 ; S. 623, 27. III. of long continuance, lasting Wæs seó éhtnys[se] singalre (diuturnior ) eallum ðám ǽrgedónum, 1, 6 ; S. 476, 24. v. following words.
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