strengu
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.
strengu
(o); indecl.: streng, e; f. Strength. I. referring to living beings, strength, power, vigour, fortitude Ðæs líchoman fæger and his strengo mæg bión áfyrred mid þreora daga fefre, Bt. 32, 2 ; Fox 116, 31 note. Dryhten strengo (fortitudo) folces his, Ps. Surt. 27, 8. Tor strengu, 60, 4. Ða medomnesse ðære strengio (-eo, Cott. MSS. ) dignitatem fortitudinis, Past. 14, 5 ; Swt. 85, 23. Ðære gástlícan strenge hyht, Blickl. Homl. 135, 27, 34. Of ælre strengu (-o, Lind.), Mk. Skt. Rush. 12, 33. Strengo bistolen, mægene binumen, Exon. Th. 410, 8; Rä. 28, 13. Strengo getrúwode ánes mannes. Beo. Th. 5074 ; B. 2540. Strenge, 3071; B. 1533. Full strenge plenus fortitudine, Rtl. 43, 34. Mid míne ágne mægene and strengo (-eo, Cott. MSS.), Past. 4; Swt. 39, 18: Cd. Th. 98, 19; Gen. 1632. Strengeo, 150, 21; Gen. 2495. Hé gemunde mægenes strenge, Beo. Th. 2545; B. 1270. Strengum vigorously, Cd. Th. 101, 2; Gen. 1676. II. of things, 1. strength, power Mec wolcna strengu byreþ. Exon. Th. 390, 4; Rä. 8, 5. 2. vigour, firmness On strengo þeódscipes wlæc in disciplinae vigore tepidus, Bd. 1, 27; S. 492, 18. On færhæfdnesse strenge (strengeo, Cott. MSS.) strange abstinentiae robore validi, Past. 5, l; Swt. 41, 14. 3. virtue Sint tó manianne ða mettruman tó ðsem ðæt hié gehealden ða strenge ðære geðylde admonendi sunt aegri, quatenus patientiae virtutem servent, 36, 9; Swt. 261, 2. [The word occurs often in a later MS. , where strengð(u) is found in the earlier in the passages given under that word from Lchdm. i. Deades strenge warp him dun, Gen. and Ex. 714. Edmond uor ys strenge was ycluped Yrensyde, R. Glouc. 302, 7. O. Sax. O. H. Ger. strengí robur, fortitudo.] v. hilde-, mægen-, mere-, woruld-strengu(o).
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