wíh
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wíh
(wih?), weoh ; gen. wíges (weós?); m. An idol Hié gecwǽdon ðæt hié ðæs wíges (the golden image ) ne róhton, ne hié tó ðam gebede mihte gebǽdon hǽðen heriges wísa, Cd. Th. 228, 12 ; Dan. 201. Hié ne willaþ ðysne wígwurðigean, 228, 24; Dan. 208. Hé (St.Bartholomew) ne wolde wíg weorðian (cf. the account in Shrn. 120, 17-32), Apstls. Kmbl. 95 ; Ap. 48. Hé hǽþengield ofer word Godes, weoh gesóhte, Exon. Th. 244, 6; Jul. 23. Wóden worhte weós, 341, 28; Gn. Ex. 133. [Cf. O. Sax. win a temple: Icel.Goth. weihs holy: O. H. Ger. wih holy.] v. wíg-bed, -bora (signifer), -gild, -smiþ, -steall, -weorþung.
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