swígung
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.
swígung
e; f. I. silence, absence of speech Hé (John the Baptist) ðam fæder (Zacharias ) ða stefne ágeaf, ðá se heáhengel mid ðære swígunge fæstnunga geband ðone fæder, Blickl. Homl. 167, 11.Hwanne besmát hine seó scyld ðære fealasprecolnesse? . . . oþþe hú sceþede him seó synn ðære swígunga? 169, 7. Mið suígunga cum silentio, Rtl. 20, 15. Swígunge, Shrn. 41, 26. II. silence, absence of noise Martha ceigde Mariam suiugunga (swíunga, Rush.) and cwoeð Martha vocavit Mariam silentio, dicens, Jn. Skt. Lind. 11, 28. II a. a time of silence. v. swíge, II., and two preceding words Ðære swígunge conticinio, Wrt. Voc. ii. 24, 31: 20, 29. In swígunge in conticinio, 47, 46. III. silence from astonishment, amazement. v. swígan, II., swíge, III Forstylton swígunge micelre obstupuerunt stupore maximo, Mk. Skt. Rush. 5, 42. IV. delay, v. swíge, IV Suígiunc dóes hláferd mín moram facit dominus meus, Mt. Kmbl. Lind. 24, 48. [O. H. Ger. swígunga silentium.] v. ge-swígung.
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