sin-niht
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sin-niht
e and es (v. niht) ; f. Continual night, perpetual darkness Ða ðe in þeóstrum sǽton sinneahtes those who sat in the shades of perpetual darkness, Exon. Th. 8, 13 ; Cri. 117. Hám sweart sinnehte (hell ), Exon. Th. 142, 26 ; Gú. 650. Hý ábídan sceolon in sinnehte, 99, 29 ; Cri. 1632. Sinnihte, 94, 20 ; Cri. 1543 : Cd. Th. 3, 27 ; Gen. 42 : Salm. Kmbl. 138 ; Sal. 68. Grendel sinnihte heóld mistige móras, Beo. Th. 325 ; B. 161 : (of the darkness of chaos ), Cd. Th. 7, 20 ; Gen. 109. Synnihte, 8, 2 ; Gen. 118. [Cf. O. Sax. sin-nahti the darkness of hell.]
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