ólehtung
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
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ólehtung
e; f. I. flattering, adulation Þám móde, þe biþ ábysgod in manigum þingum, swíþe undercreópeð seó leáse ólehtung (liffetung, v. l.) occupato in multes animo adulatio valde subrepit, Gr. D. 35, 15. Þurh þá ólehtinga þára preósta, 40, 19. II. what pleases the senses, pleasing condition or process Sóna se líchoma sceal bión unfæger, þonne hé mid unrótnesse and mid sáre áseted bið, þá cumað of þǽre (þám, MS. ) líðan ólehtunge (from a life of sensual ease) . . . Gemunað þá þe eall hira líf on þisse worulde on ólehtungum lifedon (lived in sensual pleasures), Verc. Först. 170. Eáwlá, wíf, tó hwan wenest ðú þínes líchoman hǽle mid smyringe and oftþweále and óðrum líðnessum? Of ðám cymeð unhǽlo, nales mægen. Gif þú þá ilcan ólectonge þám líchoman [dó, hit ná] híwfægere bið, þonne hit ǽr wæs, 166.
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