sige
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sige
es ; m. Victory, triumph. I. success in war Sige victoria, Wrt. Voc. i. 84, 19. Ic siges mihte eów sille, ðæt gé eów tó gamene feónda áfillaþ, Wulfst. 132, 19. Se cyng áhte siges geweald victory remained with the king, Chr. 1066 ; Erl. 201, 12. Hí mid mycele sige (triumpho magno ) hám fóran, Bd. 1, 12 ; S. 480, 32. Palm getácnaþ syge, Homl. Th. i. 218, 11. Sige forgifan to grant victory, Bd. 2, 9 ; S. 511, 36 : Elen. Kmbl. 288 ; El. 144. Sige syllan, Val. 2, 25. Sige habban to conquer, be victorious, Num. 31, 18. Hæfde sige vincebat, superabat, Ex. 17, 11. Ða Cretense hæfdon ðone grimlecan sige cruentiorem victoriam Cretenses exercuerunt, Ors. 1, 9 ; Swt. 42, 28. Sige gerǽcan, gesleán, gewinnan to gain the victory, 3, 1 ; Swt. 96, 33 : Bd. 1, 16 ; S. 484, 22 : Num. 21, 1. Sige niman, onfón to obtain the victory, Chr. 800 ; Erl. 60, 9 : 845 ; Erl. 66, 24 : Bd. l, 16 ; S. 484, 21. Hié ðæt an missenlícum sigum dreógende wǽron, Ors. 4, 7 ; Swt. 182, 3. Ðæt hié mec mid heán sigum (cum sublimibus tropheis ) geweorðedon, Nar. 24, 24. II. success in conflict Siges triumphi, Hpt. Gl. 447, 76. Mid sigerlícum sige triumphali tropheo, 473, 41 : Hymn. Surt. 44, 27. Sige onsendan to make victorious, Salm. Kmbl. 487 ; Sal. 244. Heó bád ðone écan sige, Bd. 4, 23 ; S. 593, 14. Sigas triumphos, Hymn. Surt. 47, 20 : victorias, 129, 24 : trophea, 131, 22. IIa. success in commerce :-- Oxan grasiende gesihþ sige ceápas (-es ? or sigeceápas ?) getácnaþ, oxan slápende gesihþ yfelnysse ceápes getácnaþ. Lchdm. iii. 200, 9. [The word occurs often as one of the components of proper names : e. g. see Txts. 512-513. Siȝe (syȝe, siȝen) habben, Laym. 23896 : 17409 : 16199. Siȝe winnenn, Orm. 5461. Sy triumph, Jul. 11, 16. Goth. sigis : O. Sax. sigi : O. H. Ger. sigi, sigu : Icel. sig.] v. weorc-, word-sige, and sigor.
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