tunge
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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tunge
an ; tung [? in the passage: Álés sáwle míne fram tunge fácen-fulre a lingua dolosa (but in the next verse linguam is glossed by tungan, so that perhaps tunge is meant for nominative : O. L. Ger. and O. H. Ger. , however, have strong as well as weak forms), Ps. Lamb. 119, 2], e; f. I. a tongue Tunge lingua, Wrt. Voc. i. 64, 56. Gif monnes tunge biþ of heáfde óðres monnes dǽdum dón, ðæt biþ gelíc and eágan bót, L. Alf. pol. 52 ; Th. i. 94, 20: Exon. Th. 373, 25 ; Seel. Ex. 115. His tungan (tungæs, Lind. : tunga, Rush. ) bend uinculum linguae eius, Mk. Skt. 7, 35. Hé his tungan (tunga, Lind. Rush. ) onhrán, 7, 33. Rómáne ðæm pápan his tungon forcurfon. Chr. 797 ; Erl. 58, 13. II. tongue, 1. as representing the person who speaks with the tongue Sió tunge bið gescinded on ðám láriówdóme, ðonne hió óðer lǽrð óðer hió liornode, Past. 1; Swt. 27, 11. Seó tunge ðe swá monig hálwende word on ðæs Scyppendes lof gesette, Bd. 4, 24; S. 599, Mín tunge mǽrde ðín weorc, Ps. Th. 70, 22. Alýs míne sáwle from ðære tungan ðe teosu wylle. Hwæt bið seald from ðære inwitfullan tungan ? 119, 2, 3. Heora tungan sprecaþ fácn, 5, 10. Wǽron hyra tungan tó yfele gehwam scearpe, 56, 5. 2. representing the words expressed by the tongue, words, speech, language Hí mid tungan heora fácenfullíce dydon, Ps. Spl. 5, 10. Mé inwit næs on tungan, Ps. Th. 138, 2. Fram swésere tungan útoncumenre, Kent. Gl. 159. Ðá betǽhte Ecgferð on hálre tungan (in plain language) land and bóc Dúnstáne, Chart. Th. 208, ii: 272, 5. (v. hál. ) Wið andan and wið ða micelan mannes tungan, Lchdm. i. 384, 22. Mid ðæm sueorde hiera tungna tǽlinge, Past. 28; Swt. 199, 6. (2 a) a language, speech :-- Hí sprecaþ níwum tungum, Mk. Skt. 16, 17. 3. representing power of speaking Ic hæfde ðe lætran tungan, Ex. 4, 10. III. a tongue-shaped thing: — Heard is mín tunge, Exon. Th. 489, 16; Rä. 78, 8. Hit hafaþ tungan lange, 439,23; Rä. 59, 8. [Goth. tuggó: O. Sax. O. L. Ger. tunga: O. Frs. tunge: O. H. Ger. zunga : Icel. tunga.] v. under-tunge; ge-tynge.
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