íg
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
íg
e; f. An island Wulf is on iége ic on óðerre fæst is ðæt églond fenne biworpen sindon wælreówe weras ðǽr on íge the wolf is on one island, I on another; closely is that island surrounded with fen, fierce men are there on the island, Exon. 100 b; Th. 380, 6-11; Rä.1, 4-6. The word occurs in names of places :-- Án ígland ðæt is Meresíg háten, Chr. 895; Erl. 93, 24. Hér hǽðne men on Sceápíge sǽtun, 855 ; Erl. 68, 23. Æt Æðelinga íge, [eigge, MS. A.], 878; Erl. 81, 5. Of Ceortesíge, 964; Erl. 124, 3. On Beardanigge, 716; Erl. 44, 14. [Icel. ey frequent in local names, e. g. Fær-eyjar the Faroe islands, Orkneyjar the Orkneys : Dan. öe : Swed. ö.]
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