hinder-genga
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hinder-genga
an; m. I. one that goes backward (epithet of a crab) Hindergenga retrograda (Nepa mihi nomen . , . passibus Oceanum retrograda transeo versis. Aid. 254, 30), An. Ox. 26, 23. II. one that goes back from the faith he has professed, an apostate (cf. Manega his leorningcnihtas cyrdon onbæc and ne eódun mid him, Jn. 6, 66. Homo apostata, i. retrogradiens, Kent. Gl. 141) Hindergengena apostatarum. An. Ox. 5, 16.
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