úþ-genge
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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úþ-genge
adj. Fugitive, transitory, not to be retained, passing out of one's possession Se éþel úðgenge wearð Adame and Euan, eardríca cyst beorht óðbróden that country could no more be held by Adam and Eve, the choicest realm was taken away from them, Exon. Th. 153, 12; Gú. 824. Ðǽr wæs Æschere feorh úðgenge there life fled from Aschere, Beo.Th. 4253; B. 2123. Ðæs éðel wǽre éce tó gelýfanne on heofonum, nalæs on eorþlícre frætwædnysse, on gewítendre and on úþgengre cujus sedes aeterna non in vili et caduco metallo, sed in coelis esset credenda, Bd. 3, 22; S. 552, 20. Ðæt hié ne ástigan on ofermédu, ne úþgendra (-gengra?) welena tó wel ne truwodon, Blickl. Homl. 185, 14. [Cf. Goth. unþa- in unþa-þliuhan to escape.]
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