up-stige
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
up-stige
es; m. I. ascension, mounting Nis bútan tweón tó understandenne se upstige and se niþerstige (the ascending and descending on Jacob's ladder ) on náne óþere wísan, bútan ðæt heofona ríces upstige mid eádmódnesse geearnod bið and mid oferméttum forwyrht, R. Ben. 23, 6-9. Hé becom tó ðæm heáhsetle ðære róde; on ðæm upstige (by the ascent of the cross ) eall úre líf hé getremede, Blickl. Homl. 9, 36. Seó dún stent ... twelf míla on upstige fram ánre byrig there is an ascent of twelve miles from the town to the hill, Homl. Th. i. 502, 6. ¶ especially the ascension of Christ to heaven :-- Ðone mǽron symbeldæg Drihtnes upstiges, Blickl. Homl. 131, 11: Exon. Th. 41, 13; Cri. 655. Æfter upstige écan Dryhtnes, 44. 31; Cri. 711: 38, 31; Cri. 615: Blickl. Homl. 137, 23: Homl. Th. i. 324, 31. Æfter Cristes upstige tó heofonum, 58, 24: ii. 380, 24: H. R. 3, 4. Uppstige on heofonas, Bd. 3, 17; S. 545, 23. II. an ascent, a way of ascending Uppstige sandfull ascensus arenosus, Scint. 223, 13. Se seteþ wolcan upstige his qui ponit nubem ascensum suum, Ps. Surt. Lamb. 103, 3. [Cf. O. H. Ger. úf-stíc ascensus: Icel. upp-stiga.]
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