angsum

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Old English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ang- +‎ -sum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

angsum

  1. narrow, strait, troublesome, hard, difficult
    Eálá hú neara and hú angsum is ðæt geat, and se weg ðe to lífe gelǽdt; and swýðe feáwa synt ðe ðone weg. — How narrow and strait is the door, and which the way leading to life; and sorely few are of that way.

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References[edit]

  • Bosworth-Toller, angsum
  • Clark's Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, angsum