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FÁG

  • adjective
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Grammar
FÁG, fáh; def. se fága, seó, ðæt fáge; adj.
Coloured, stained, dyed, tinged, shining, variegated; tinctus, cŏlōrātus, vărius, versicŏlor, discŏlor
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  • Wæter wældreóre fág

    water stained with deadly gore,

    • Beo. Th. 3267
    • ;
    • B. 1631
    • .
  • Ðæt sweord fáh and fæted

    the sword blood-stained and ornate,

    • 5395
    • ;
    • B. 2701: 2576
    • ;
    • B. 1286
    • .
  • Bleóbrygdum fág

    shining with variegated colours,

    • Exon. 60 a
    • ;
    • Th. 218,
    • 9;
    • Ph. 292
    • .
  • Gár golde fáh

    a weapon shining with gold,

    • Menol. Fox 503
    • ;
    • Gn. C. 22
    • .
  • Fýrmǽlum fág

    variegated with marks of fire,

    • Andr. Kmbl. 2269
    • ;
    • An. 1136
    • .
  • Fáh vărius vel

    discŏlor,

    • Ælfc. Gl. 79
    • ;
    • Som. 72,
    • 79;
    • Wrt. Voc. 46, 36: 77,
    • 3.
  • Fultum ðú him afyrdest fágan sweordes

    avertisti adjūtōrium glădii ejus,

    • Ps. Th. 88,
    • 36.
  • Ic geann Ælmǽre ánes fágan stédan

    I give to Ælmær one pied steed,

    • Th. Diplm. 560,
    • 38.
  • Ofer næddran and fágum wyrme ðú gǽst

    sŭper aspĭdem et basiliscum ambŭlābis,

    • Ps. Spl. C. 90,
    • 13.
  • He me habban wile dreóre fáhne

    he will have me stained with gore,

    • Beo. Th. 898
    • ;
    • B. 447
    • .
  • He geseah steápne hróf golde fáhne

    he saw the steep roof shining with gold,

    • 1858
    • ;
    • B. 927
    • .
  • On fágne flór feónd treddode

    the fiend trod on the variegated floor,

    • 1454
    • ;
    • B. 725
    • .
  • Slóh ðone feóndsceaðan fágum méce

    slew the enemy with a blood-stained sword,

    • Judth. 10
    • ;
    • Thw, 23,
    • 4;
    • Jud. 104
    • .
  • He geseah since fáge

    he saw variegated treasures,

    • Beo. Th. 3234
    • ;
    • B. 1615
    • .
  • Fágum sweordum

    with shining swords,

    • Judth. 11
    • ;
    • Thw. 24,
    • 18;
    • Jud. 194
    • .
Etymology
[
Laym. fæh:
O. Sax. féh:
Ger. fech:
M. H. Ger. véch:
O. H. Ger. féh:
Goth. faihs in filu-faihs many-coloured
.]
Derived forms
ban-fáh, bleó-fág, blód-, brún-, dreór-, gold-, haso-, reád-, searo-, sinc-, stán-, swát-, tigel-, wæl-, won-, wyrm-
Linked entries
v.  a-fæged án-fáh faag fáh.
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  • FÁG, adj.