girning
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
girning
e; f. I. desire to possess. v. girnan; I. Sé ná wiðsæcð middanearde, þám eorðlicre ǽhte gegladað gyrnincg is non renuntiat mundo, cui terrenae possessionis delectat ambitio, Scint. 59, 12. Gyrnninge cupiditatis, An. Ox. 5289. Fram middaneardes gyrninge fæstað a mundi ambitione ieiunant, Scint. 53, 18. II. desire for doing. v. girnan; II. Hié beóð onǽlede mid ðǽre gierninge (girn-, v. l.) ðára smeáunga Godes wísdómes ánes solius contemplationis studiis inardescunt, Past. 45, 17. III. desire expressed in words, petition, prayer Gyrninge (desiderium) þearfana gehýrde [Dryhten], gyrnenga (desideria ) heortan heora gehýrde eáre his, Ps. Rdr. 9, 38. Drihten sylð ðé gewilnunga ł gyrningce ł béna (petitiones ) heortan þínre, Ps. L. 36, 4. v. ge-girnung.
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