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hwatung

  • noun [ feminine ]
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hwatung, e; f.
Divination
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  • Álýfed nys ídele hwatunga tó begánne

    permissum non est vanas divinationes exercere,

      L. Ecg. P. ii. 23, title; Th. ii. 180, 36.
  • Nis ná sóðlíce álýfed nánum cristenum men ðæt hé ídele hwatunga; begá swá hǽðene men dóþ ðæt is ðæt hig gelýfon on sunnan and on mónan and on steorrena ryne and sécon tída hwatunga hyra þing tó begynnanne

    homini christiano certe non est permissum vana auguria facere, uti gentiles faciunt, id est, quod credant in solem et lunam, et in cursum stellarum; et auguria temporum exquirant, ad negotia sua incipienda,

      23; Th. ii. 190, 30-3.
  • Gif hwá hwatunga begá

    si quis divinationes exerceat,

    iv.
      19; Th. ii. 210, 11.
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