sunn-gihte
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
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sunn-gihte
es; n. (?) A solstice On ðone ylcan dæg (June 24) byþ solstitia, ðæt ys on úre geþeóde, sungihte, forðon ðe seó sunne standeþ on mydre lyfte. . . . Ðonne gelympeþ ðæt wundorlíce on ðæs sumeres sungihte on mydne dæg, ðonne seó sunne byþ on ðæs heofones mydle, ðonne nafaþ seó sýl (at Jerusalem ) nǽnige sceade; ðonne ðæs sungihtes beóþ þrý dagas forð áurnen, ðonne hafaþ seó sýl ǽrest lytle sceade, Shrn. 95, 29-96, 3. Cf. gebed-giht; and see sunn-stede.
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