GEÁC
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine, Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
GEÁC
es; m. A cuckoo, gawk; cŭcūlus Geác cŭcūlus, Ælfc. Gl. 37; Som. 63, 16; Wrt. Voc. 29, 38 : 63, 3 : 281, 31. Geác monaþ geómran reorde, singeþ sumeres weard the cuckoo exhorts with mournful voice, summer's warden sings, Exon. 82 a; Th. 309, 6; Seef. 53. Siððan ðú gehýrde galan geómorne geác on bearwe when thou hast heard the sad cuckoo sing in the grove, 123 b; Th. 473, 30; Bo. 22. Geácas geár budon cuckoos announced the [time of] year, Exon. 43 b; Th. 146, 27; Gú. 716. ¶ Geáces súre, an; f. Cuckoo-sorrel, wood-sorrel; oxălis acetōsella, Lin Geáces súre vel þríléfe trifŏlium, Ælfc. Gl. 39; Som. 63, 72; Wrt. Voc. 30, 24. Genim geáces súran take cuckoo-sorrel, L. M. 1, 2; Lchdm. ii. 38, 14 : 1, 38; Lchdm. ii. 96, 22 : 3, 48; Lchdm. ii. 340, 2 : iii. 12, 30. [Scot. gowk : Dut. koekoek, m : Ger. kuckuk, kukuk, gauch, m. a cuckoo, gawk, simpleton : M. H. Ger. gouch. m : O. H. Ger. gouch, gauch, m. cŭcūlus, stultus : Dan. gi248;g, m. f : Swed. gök, m : Icel. gaukr, m : Fr. coucou, m : It. cuculo, m : Span. cuco, cuclillo, m : Lat. cŭcūlus, m : Grk. κόκκυξ, m : Sansk. kokila, m.] v. Grm. D. M. pp. 640 sqq.
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