strang
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
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strang
adj. Strong ; fortis, Wrt. Voc. i. 83, 56 : acer, vehemens, 17, 28 : strenuus, ii. 74, 60. I. of living beings, 1. strong, powerful, mighty Hé wæs strang foreþingere he was a powerful intercessor, Homl. Skt. i. 5, 6. Fugel meahtum strang, Exon. Th. 40, 31 ; Cri. 647. Ðú eart mægenes strang, Beo. Th. 3692 ; B. 1844. Hú mæg man ingán on stranges (fortis) hús and hys fata hyne bereáfian, búton hé gebinde ǽrest ðone strangan (fortem ) ? Mt. Kmbl. 12, 29. Paminunde ðæm strongan cyninge apud Epaminondam, strenuissimum imperatorem, Ors. 3, 7 ; Swt. 110, 21. Wǽron hér strange cyningas (fortissimi reges ), Bd. 4, 2 ; S. 565, 30. Hé ys strengra (strængra, Rush. : strongra, Lind.) ðonne ic est fortior me, Mt. Kmbl. 3, 11 : Lk. Skt. 11, 22. Wé wénaþ ðæt mon beó ðý strængra (strencra, Cott. MS.) ðe hé biþ micel on his líchoman, Bt. 24, 3 ; Fox 84, 7. Ic eom se strengesta (fortissimus ) God ðínes fæder, Gen. 46, 3. Se strangesta cyning Æþelfriþ rex fortissimus Ædilfrid, Bd. 1, 34 ; S. 499, 18. Ætýwan ðíne mǽrðe and ðíne strengestan hand, Deut. 3, 24. Feówer ða strengestan him betweónumgesprǽcon, Ors. 3, 10; Swt. 138, 3. Of ðrím folcum ðám strangestan Germanie de tribus Germaniae populisfortioribus, Bd. 1, 15; S. 483, 20. Of minum strengestum feóndum, Ps. Th. 17, 18. 2. strong, firm, resolute, hardy Beó strang and staðulfæst confortare et esto robustus, Deut. 31, 7, 23. Ic wende ðæt ic wǽre swíðe strong on manegum cræftum ac ic ongeat siððan ðú mé forléte hú untrum ic wæs fortem me inter virtutes credidi, sed, quantae infirmitatis sim, derelictus agnovi, Past. 65, 5; Swt. 465, 21. Ðætte úre mód ðý fæstre and ðý strengre beforan Gode sié on ðæm cræftum ut cor robustius in virtute solidetur, 65, 6; Swt. 467, 9. Ðǽr wæs heáfde beslagen se strengesta martyr Scs Albanus, Bd. 1, 7; S. 478, 33. 3. hard, severe, fierce, stern Strang wæs and réðe se ðe wætrum weóld, Cd. Th. 83, 8; Gen. 1376. Se þeóden wæs strang and stíðmód, 279, 34; Sat. 248. Petrus gecýðde ðæt hé wæs strengesð wið scylda, Past. 17, 6; Swt. 115, 17. Seó strengeste þeód gens ferocissima, Ors. 4, 11; Swt. 206, 34. II. of things, 1. strong, able to resist force, firm Ðú wǽre mé stranga tor, Ps. Th. 60, 2. Gé nánuht mid eów nabbaþ fæstes ne stronges ðætte þurhwunigean mǽge, Ors. 2, 4; Swt. 74, 28. Æt strangum stáne, Ps. Th. 140, 8. Of ðissum strongan stýle, Exon. Th. 426, 25; Rä. 41, 79. Ðeós wyrt biþ cenned on fæstum landum and on strangum, Lchdm. i. 134, 19. Ðeós wyrt on Illyrico swíðost and strengost wexeþ, 284, 17. 2. firm, valid, assured Mé ðynceþ wíslíc, gif ðú geseó ða þing beteran and strengran ðe ús bodade syndon, ðæt wé ðám onfón, Bd. 2, 13 ; S. 516, 10. 3. strong in operation, effective, producing a great effect, potent Ongeán swelce mettrymnesse mon beðorfte stronges lǽcedómes . . . Is ðæm lǽce tó giémanne ðæt hé strangne lǽcedóm selle ðæm seócan, Past. 61, 2; Swt. 455, 26-29. Ða leáf syndon stranges swæcces, Lchdm. i. 310, 7. Gif ðú ðás wyrte sylst þicgean on strangon wine, 172, 12. Strangre stemne, Cd. Th. 33, 24; Gen. 525. Ða recceras ætiéwaþ strangne andan fortem zelum rectores exhibent, Past. 21, 6; Swt. 164, 11. Ðæt is for hwí se góda lǽce selle ðam hálum men séftne drenc and swétne, and óðrum hálum biterne and strangne, Bt. 39, 9; Fox 226, 12. Gelácnian mid ðæm drencum strangra wyrta gemanges, Past. 37; Swt. 269, 24. Se gewuna is strengra on ǽlcum worde, ðonne his regol sý, Ælfc. Gr. 30; Zup. 193, 2. Ðæt hié hæfden ðý strengran scyte ne sagittarum jactus inpedirentur, Ors. 1. 10; Swt. 46, 13. Strongrum helpum validioribus auxiliis, Rtl. 61, 11. 4. strong, earnest Ðá sealdon hí him strange manunge, Bd. 1, 12 ; S. 481, 13. 5. of that which is hard to bear, hard, severe Godes bebod, þéh hit strong wǽre, Ors. 6, 1; Swt. 252, 2. Hú strang hit biþ an helle tó biónne, Wulfst. 225, 12. Is se drohtað strang ðam ðe lagoláde lange cunnaþ, Andr. Kmbl. 626 ; An. 313. Strang wite, Cd. Th. 155, 4; Gen. 2567. Ðæt sár biþ tó ðon strang, and hé næfþ nánne slǽp ðonne hit strangest biþ, Lchdm. ii. 198, 25. Strang fefer, 226, 16. Com se stranga winter mid forste and mid snáwe and mid eallon ungewederon, ðæt næs nán man ðá on líue, ðæt mihte gemunan swá strangne winter swá se wæs, Chr. 1046; Erl. 170, 32: Chart. Th. 163, 1. Hé ástealde swéðe strang gyld. Chr. 1040; Erl. 166, 20. Ealle ða gesetnessa ðe tó stronge wǽron and tó hearde, Ors. 5, 12; Swt. 244, 15. Wæs ðis gefeoht wælgrimre and strengre eallum ðám ǽrgedónum, Bd. 1, 12, S. 481, 25. Manig broc byþ mycle strengre ðonne tóðæce, ðeáh ic nǽfre nán strengre ne geðolode, Shrn. 185, 15. Ðonne biþ Drihtnes word réðe gehýred, ðám synfullum stefna strangast, Wulfst. 256, 16. 6. of violent motion or action, fierce, violent Strong wind, Met. 7, 25. Strang storm, Lchdm. i. 326, 19. His tógán biþ ðearle strang, 364, 17. Se stranga rén, Ps. Th. 71, 6, Ðá gemunde hé ða strangan dǽda ðara unmanna and ðæra woruldfrumena, Guthl. 2; Gdwin. 12, 27. Gif strongra storm and genip swýðor ðreáde, Bd. 4, 3 ; S. 569, 12. [O. Sax. strang: Icel. strangr: O. H. Ger. strengi.] v. byrðen-, for-, hyge-, lang-, mægen-, med-, ryne-, swíþ-, un-strang; strenge.
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