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þrinness

  • noun [ feminine ]
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Grammar
þrinness, þriness, e; f.
Trinity, mostly in the special sense the Trinity
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  • Ðæs mannes sáwl hæfð ðære hálgan þrynnysse anlícnysse; for ðan ðe heó hæfð on hire ðreó ðing ... Is hwæðere se man án man, and ná ðrynnys, God ... þurhwunaþ on ðrynnysse háda and on ánnysse ánre godcundnysse; nis ná se man on ðrynnysse wunigende, swá swá God,

      Homl. Th. i. 288, 17-35.
  • Ðeós þrynnys is án God, l0, 7.
  • Is seó hálige þrinnis on ðisum þrim mannum,

      Ælfc. T. Grn. 2, 8.
  • For ði is gecweden 'uton wyrcan,' ðæt wǽre geswutelod ðære hálgan þrynnysse weorc on ánnysse. Seó hálige þrynnys is undergiten on ðam worde 'uton wyrcan,' Boutr. Scrd. 19, 12.
  • Ðrines

    trinitas,

      Ps. Surt. ii. p. 202, 23.
  • Þrynes,

      Exon. Th. 24, 4; Cri. 379.
  • Þrynis,

      286, 3; Jul. 726.
  • Þrynysse þrym,

      37, 26; Cri. 599.
  • Of ðæm mægene ðære hálgan þrynesse,

      Blickl. Homl. 29, 12.
  • On ðære hálgan þrynnysse,

      249, 23.
  • Mid þrym fingrum man sceall sénian for ðære hálgan þrynnysse (ðrymnysse, MS. U.; v.

    Middle English quoted under

    Þrim-feald),
      Homl. Skt. ii. 27, 156.
  • Clypung tó ðære hálgan Ðrynnisse

    invocatio ad sanctam trinitatem,

      Hymn. Surt. 1, 1.
  • Wé andettaþ ... ðrynnesse in ánnesse and ánnesse on ðære ðrynnesse,

      Bd. 4, 17; S. 585, 36.
  • For ða háligan ðrinesse,

      Rtl. 114, 17.
  • Þrynesse,

      Blickl. Homl. 205, 30.
Etymology
[O. H. Ger. drinissa.]
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v.  þryness.
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