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langung

  • noun [ feminine ]
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langung, e; f.
Wright's OE grammar
§615;
Longing, desire, weariness or grief that comes from unsatisfied desire
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  • Hié langung beswác eorþan dreámas éces rǽdes

    the longing for the joys of earth cheated them of eternal good,

      Cd. 173; Th. 217, 28; Dan. 29.
  • Hé for ðære langunga and for ðære geómrunga ðæs óðres deáþes leng on ðam lande gewunian ne mihte ... him nǽfre seó langung ne geteorode

    for grief and sorrow at the other's death he could not live in that land any longer ... his grief never wore itself out,

      Blickl. Homl. 113, 10-14.
  • Ðá wæs him micel langung and sorh on heora heortan ðá hié ðæt ongeáton ðæt hé leng mid him líchomlíce wunian nolde,

      135, 21.
  • Ða myclan byrþenne áberan ðære mycclan langunga heora ðæs leófes Hláfordes

    to bear the great burden of the great longing after their dear [departed] Lord,

      135, 8.
  • Tó frófre for ðære miclan langunga Drihtnes framfundunga

    as a comfort for the great grief at the Lord's departure,

      131, 14.
  • For longunge

    præ tædio,

      Ps. Spl. C. 118, 28.
  • Longunge fús

    longingly eager,

      Exon. 119 a; Th. 458, 8; Hy. 4, 97.
  • Á hafaþ longunge se ðe on lagu fundaþ

    ever hath he weariness whose way is on the water,

      Exon. 82 a; Th. 308, 29; Seef. 47.
  • Langunga habban æfter ðám freóndum

    to think with grief of dead friends,

      Blickl. Homl. 131, 26.
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  • langung, n.