wǽg
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.
wǽg
es; m. I. movement, cf. Goth. wégs motus (in mari) Ðú his ýþum miht ána gesteóran, ðonne hí on wǽge wind onhréreþ motum fluctuum ejus tu mitigas, Ps. Th. 88, 8. II. a wave, water, the wave, sea Fámig winneþ wǽg wið wealle, Exon. Th. 383, 33; Rä. 4, 20. Wídfæðme wǽg, Andr. Kmbl. 1065; An. 533. Þurh wǽges wylm, Exon. Th. 283, 14; Jul. 680: Elen. Kmbl. 459; El. 230. Wǽges weard, Andr. Kmbl. 1263; An. 632. Wéges weard, 1201; An. 601. Ýð wið lande winneþ, wind wið wǽge, Met. 28, 58. Staþelas wið wǽge, wætre windendum, Exon. Th. 61, 8; Cri. 981: 351, 23; Sch. 84. Oft ic (an anchor ) sceal wiþ wǽge winnan and wiþ winde feohtan, 398, 1; Rä. 17, 1. Mec upp áhóf wind of wǽge, 392, 19; Rä. 11, 10: 405, 10; Rä. 23, 21. Wiht (an ice-floe ) cwom æfter wége líþan, 415, 22; Rä. 34, 1. Feówertýne gewiton mid ðý wǽge in forwyrd sceacan, Andr. Kmbl. 3186; An. 1596: Cd. Th. 206, 25; Exod. 457. Wonnan wǽge with the dark wave, 83, 13; Gen. 1379. Wǽg aquam, Hpt. Gl. 418, 28. Hié scufon wyrm ofer weallclif, léton wǽg niman, flód fæðmian frætwa hyrde, Beo. Th. 6256; B. 3132. Sum fealone wǽg stefnan steóreþ, streámráde con, Exon. Th. 296, 19; Crä. 53. On sealtne wǽg, 361, 30; Wal. 27: Cd. Th. 236, 19; Dan. 323. Gewát se fugel earce sécan ofer wonne wǽg, 88, 8; Gen. 1462. Windas weóxon, wǽgas grundon, Andr. Kmbl. 746; An. 373: 911; An. 456: 3088; An. 1547. Hreó wǽgas, salte sǽstreámas, 1496; An. 749. Wonne wǽgas, Cd. Th. 8, 4; Gen. 119. Wið ýðfare gehealden hreóra wǽga, Exon. Th. 200, 24; Ph. 45. Wræclíce syndon wǽgea gangas, ðonne sǽstreámas swíðust flówaþ mirabiles elationes maris, Ps. Th. 92, 5. Wága gurgites, Hpt. Gl. 464, 76. Féran ofer wéga gewinn, Andr. Kmbl. 1863; An. 934. Ealle ða ðe onhréraþ hreó wǽgas on ðam brádan brime, Exon. Th. 194, 19; Az. 141. Wadan ofer wǽgas, 350, 9; Sch. 61. Flód, fealewe wǽgas, Andr. Kmbl. 3177; An. 1591. Fealwe wégas (wegas?), Exon. Th. 289, 11; Wand. 46. [Goth. wégs a wave: O. Sax. wág: O. Frs. wég: O. H. Ger. wág liquor, gurges, vorago, pontus, aequor, lacus, fretum: Icel. vágr a wave, sea.] v. fífel-, módig-, sǽ-wǽg.
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