ymb-gang
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.
ymb-gang
es; m. I. a going round Seó burh (Jericho ) næs mid nánum wíge gewunnen, ac mid ðam ymgange, Homl. Th. ii. 216, 2. Is ðære sunnan ymgang (ymbe-, ymb-, v. ll. ) hremming, ðæt se dæg ne byð on ǽlcum earde gelíce lang, Lchdm. iii. 258, 11. Ǽlc mann, swá swá hé stód on ðam ymbgange, Jos. 6, 20. Emgange abitum ( = ambitu, Ald. 73), Hpt. Gl. 522, 78. II. a going about Embgong deambulacrum, circuitus. Wrt. Voc. ii. 139, 82. III. of extent traversed or measured, circuit, circumference His ymbgong (ambitus ) is hundseofontig míla and seofeða dǽl ánre mile, . . . and bufan ðæm máran wealle ofer ealne ðone ymbgong hé is mid stǽnenum wíghúsum beworht, Ors. 2, 4; Swt. 74, 15-21. Six hund fóta and feówertig seó cyrce wæs ymbeganges, Homl. Th. ii. 496, 35. Ofer ymbgang supra pinnam (cf. pinnaculum, circuitus templi, 71, 69), Wrt. Voc. ii. 74, 41. Læssan ymbgang hæfð se mann ðe gǽð ábútan án hús, ðonne se ðe ealle ða burh begǽð, Lchdm. iii. 248, ii. IV. of position, on ymbgange about, around Ealle ðe on ymbegonge hys synd omnes qui in circuitu ejus sunt, Ps. Spl. T. 88, 8. On ymbgeonge, Rtl. 178, 31. V. a winding course, bend Ymbgongum anfractibus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 9, 53. V a. figurative :-- Ymbgeong decursum, Mt. Kmbl. p. 12, 14. VI. a going about a business, v. ymb, I. 3 d Hiora in spréc ðone ymbgeong cýðaþ eorum in foro ambitum notat, Mk. Skt. p. 5, 5. [In umgang in circuitu, Ps. 11, 9: circum, 30, 14. Þat was of umgang (abowte, v. l.) thre iorne, C. M. 9192. O. H. Ger. umbi-gang circuitus, ambitus, deambulacrum, circulus, conversio: Icel. um-gangr circuit; management,] v. embe-gang.
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