ge-sǽlignes
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ge-sǽlignes
Add:I. hap, fortune, v. ge-sǽlig; I Wǽgendre gesǽlignesse fallentis fortunae, Wrt. Voc. ii. 146, 73. Gesǽlinesse fatu, An. Ox. 2627. Hwæt wilnast þú þonne þú hæbbe æt swelcre gesǽlignesse? quid autem tanto fortunae strepitu desiderastis ? Bt. 14, 2 ; F. 44, 5. I a. a hap, fortune, an event :-- Gesundfullum gesǽlinessum secundis successibus, An. Ox. 2582 : prosperis successibus, i. fortunis, 3995 : 4260. II. happiness, good fortune, happy estate, v. gesǽlig; II. 1. of persons Ðyncð him ðæt hié wiellen ácuelan for ðǽre medtrymnesse ðæs óðres gesǽlignesse (felicitatis), Past. 231, 21. Ðá sceáwede ic míne gesǽlinesse (felicitatem ) and mín wuldor and þá . . . gesǽlignisse mínes lífes, Nar. 7, 21. 2. of things, favourable condition, richness of soil Þá gesǽlignesse þǽre eorðan fertilissimarum regionum felicitatem, Nar. 5, 23. III. blessedness, beatitude, v. ge-sǽlig ; III. Ðú sǽdest Godes gódness and his gesǽligness and hé self þæt wǽre eall án ipsam boni formam, Dei, ac beatitudinis loquebaris esse substantiam, Bt. 35, 5; F. 164, 24. IV. a happiness, what is characterized by good fortune, a favourable condition or circumstance. V. ge-sǽlig; IV On eallum þisum líchamlicum gesǽlignessum, Bt. 24, 3; F. 84, 10. v. un-gesǽligness; ge-sǽlþ.
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