un-maga
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
un-maga
an; m.: un-magu; f. I. a person without means, a needy person Se maga and se unmaga ne beóð ná gelíce, ne ne magon ná gelíce byrðene áhebban ... and ðý man sceal gescádlíce tóscádan ... welan and wǽdle, L. Eth. vi. 52; Th. i. 328, 16: L. C. S. 69; Th. i. 412, 6. Ðis is mihtiges mannes and freóndspédiges dǽdbótlihtingc, ac án unmaga ne mæg swilc geforðian, L. P. M. 4; Th. ii. 288, 22. Ðú ne scealt nǽfre gelíce déman ... ðam strangan and ðam unmagan, L. de Cf. 3; Th. ii. 260, 25. Ðearfan and unmagon pauperem et inopem, Ps. Spl. 36, 15. II. a person who cannot maintain himself, one who is dependent upon others Mardocheus hæfde Hester for dohtor, for ðan hire deád wæs ge fæder ge módor, ðá ðá heó unmagu (-maga, v.l. ) wæs, Homl. Ass. 94, 86. Gif hwá óðrum his unmagan óðfæste, L. Alf. pol. 17; Th. i. 72, 4. [On-mawe, Fer. i. 2658. O. H. Ger. un-mag segnis, dissolutus; parvulus: Icel. ú-magi one who cannot maintain himself, e.g. a child.]
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