EnglishEdit

NounEdit

bodig (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) Lytico-Bodig disease
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Robert F. Rogers to this entry?)
    • (Can we date this quote by Oliver Sacks and provide title, author's full name, and other details?), The Island of the Colour-blind
      Only by degrees did it become clear to them, and him, that this was an organic malady, an all-too-familiar one, the bodig.

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *bodag (body, trunk), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰewdʰ- (to be awake, observe).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bodiġ n

  1. stature[1]
    Wæs Oswine se cyning on bodiġe hēah.
    King Oswine was tall in stature.
  2. bodily presence
  3. body, trunk, torso, chest

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: body

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ bodig in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary