traisc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
traisc
tráisc (?); adj. In the following passage this word is used to translate tragicus, which, however, seems to have been taken as an adjective formed from a proper name. In another passage the same word is rendered by tróiesc, tróisc (q. v. ) Trojan, perhaps the same meaning is intended here Æfter ðon hé eall gear onwealh Norþan-hymbra mǽgþe áhte nalas swá swá sigefæst cyning ac swá swá leódhata ðæt hé grimsigende forleás and hi on gelícnysse ðæs traiscan wacles wundade dein cum anno integro provincins Nordanhymbrorum non'ut rex victor possideret sed quasi tyrannus saeviens disperderet, ac tragica caede dilaceraret, Bd. 3, 1 ; S. 523, 30.
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