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langoþ

  • noun [ masculine ]
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Grammar
langoþ, es; m.
Wright's OE grammar
§340; §595;
Longing, desire, discontent, or weariness that arises from unsatisfied desire
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  • Æfter men dyrne langaþ born

    a secret longing for the man burned within him,

      Beo. Th. 3763; B. 1879.
  • Hine ne meahte longaþ gelettan,

      Exon. 37 b; Th. 123, 29; Gú. 330.
  • Ic ǽfre ne mæg ðære módceare mínre gerestan ne ealles ðæs longaþes ðe mec on ðissum lífe begeat

    never can I be at rest from my grief of mind, nor from all the weariness that in this life hath laid hold on me,

    115 b;
      Th. 444, 2; Kl. 41.
  • Wá biþ ðam ðe sceal of [on?] langoþe leófes ábídan

    woe to him that must wait, with unsatisfied longing, for one that he loves,

      Th. 444, 26: Kl. 53.
  • Hæfde him tó gesíþþe sorge and longaþ

    he had for company sorrow and discontent,

    l00 a;
      Th. 377, 14; Deór. 3.
  • Forðon mec longeþas lyt gegrétaþ

    therefore longings visit me little,

    37 a;
      Th. 121, 11; Gú. 287.
  • Forlét longeþas lǽnra dreáma

    he gave up desires for transitory delights,

      Th. 122, 5; Gú. 301.
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  • langoþ, n.