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líf-dæg

  • noun [ masculine ]
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líf-dæg, es; m.
A day of life, any portion of the time that a person lives
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  • Ðín geleáfa in lífdæge úrum móde þurhwunige

    may belief in thee while we live continue in our hearts,

      Hy. 6, 8; Hy. Grn. ii. 286, 8.
  • Swá his lífdagas lǽne syndon,

      Ps. Th. 102, 14.
  • Ic on lífdagum healde ðínra worda waru

    vivam et custodiam sermones tuos,

      118, 17: 139, 8: Cd. 162; Th. 203, 25; Exod. 409: Elen. Kmbl. 880; El. 441.
  • On hyra lífdagum

    in the days of their life,

      Exon. 25 b; Th. 75, 22; Cri. 1225: 97 b; Th. 364, 23; Wal. 75: Bt. Met. Fox 15, 11; Met. 15, 6.
  • Ic him lífdagas lange sylle

    longitudine dierum replebo eum,

      Ps. Th. 90, 16: Chart. Th. 372, 18.
  • Gyf God ne gescyrte ðæs þeódscaþan lífdagas,

      Wulfst. 86, 17.
  • Sumon dægbóte and sumon má daga and sumon ealle his lífdagas,

      L. Pen. 3; Th. ii. 278, 14: Cd. 43; Th. 56, 10; Gen. 910.
  • Hé him lífdagas leófran ne wisse ðonne hé hýrde heofoncyninge

    no pleasanter time in his life did he know, than when he obeyed heaven's king.

      162; Th. 203, 25; Exod. 409.
  • Oflét lífdagas

    died,

      Beo. Th. 3248; B. 1622.
Etymology
[Icel. líf-dagar.]
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