stig
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
stig
(?), es; n. A wooden enclosure, a sty; but also part of a house, a hall (?) cf. stig-weard Gif cniht binnan stig sitte if a servant sit within the hall (?), Chart. Th. 612, 32. Stigo vistrina (suestrina? the word occurs at the head of a list 'de suibus'), Wrt. Voc. i. 286, 41. Stigu auriola (oriola? oriolum porticus, atrium, Migne), Txts. 38, 45. Cf. (?) forestige vestibulum, introitum, Hpt. Gl. 514, 59. Ondlong herpoðes on burghardes ánstigo; ðonne forð tó báres ánstigon, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. ii. 172, 18. [Ase swin ipund ine sti, A. R. 128, 1. Stye ara, Wrt. Voc. i. 178, 14. Sty, swynys howus ara, porcarium, Prompt. Parv. 475. Þenk on helle stynkyng stye, H. R. 215, 3. Cf. O. H. Ger. stíga; f. cancelli, ara, ovile: Ger. steige; f. hen-coop: Icel. stía; f. a kennel; svína-stí pig-sty: Dan. stí enclosure for swine, sheep, hens, etc.: Swed. stia; f. sty for pigs, geese, etc.] v. stigian.
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