angenga

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ān +‎ ġenga.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ānġenga m

  1. (poetic) lone traveller, solitary walker
    • Beowulf, lines 448-449:
      byreð blodig wæl, || byrgean þenceð, / eteð angenga || unmurnlice.
      The lone-walker (Grendel) will take my bloody corpse, think about tasting it, and eat it without repugnation.

DeclensionEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • angengea
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