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fæger

  • noun [ feminineneuter ]
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Grammar
fæger, es; n. (not e ; f.).
Wright's OE grammar
§7; §54; §259; §295; §320; §430; §443; §639;
Dele bracket, and add:
beauty
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  • Gif hit fæger is, ꝥ is of heora ágnum gecynde, næs of ðínum; heora fæger hit is, næs þín. Hwæt fægnast þú þonne heora fægeres? hwæt belimpþ his tó þe?,

      Bt. 14, 2 ; F. 42, 32-36.
  • Hwæþer ðú beó á þý fægerra for óþres mannes fægere,

      30, 1 ; F. 108, 28.
what is beautiful
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  • Þeáh hé mycel áge und feala fægeres, him bið mycel daru gif hé hit geseón ne mæge,

      Bl. H. 21, 8.
Etymology
[v. N. E. D. fair; sb.]
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  • fæger, n.