gás-ríc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gás-ríc
es; m. An impetuous creature, a furious animal (used of the whale ; cf. the description in Wal. 5 : Se micla hwæl biþ unwillum oft geméted frécne and ferðgrim fareðlácendum) Fisc (a whale) flódu áhóf on fergenberig; warþ gásríc grorn þǽr hé on greút giswom (the whale was sad at being stranded ), Txts. 127, 6. [For sense of gas cf. Icel. geisa to rage, geisan impetuosity: for the compound cf. the proper name Gaisaricus, and for similar form in the case of a common noun cf. Germ. wüterich.]
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