Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A servant. See hine.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • To seche hyne. is lyhtlych þing. he naueþ buten o wunyng. þ̵ is biscopen muchel schame.

    Selections from early Middle English, 1130-1250 Part I: Texts

  • Feónd gefyldan (ferh ellen wräc), and hi hyne þâ begen âbroten häfdon, sib-äðelingas: swylc sceolde secg wesan,

    Beowulf

  • Eodon him þâ tôgeánes, gode þancodon, þryðlîc þegna heáp, þeódnes gefêgon, þäs þe hi hyne gesundne geseón môston.

    Beowulf

  • With acc. of pers.: þâ hyne sió þrag becwom, _when this time of battle came over him_,

    Beowulf

  • Denum, 1720; he me [mâðmas] geaf, 2147; and similarly, 2174, 2432, 2624, etc.; pret.pl. geâfon (hyne) on gârsecg, 49; pret.part. þâ wäs Hrôðgâre here-spêd gyfen, 64; þâ wäs gylden hilt gamelum rince ... on hand gyfen,

    Beowulf

  • Him þâ Scyld gewât tô gescäp-hwîle fela-hrôr fêran on freán wære; hi hyne þâ ätbæron tô brimes faroðe. swæse gesîðas, swâ he selfa bäd,

    Beowulf

  • Näs þäs wyrmes þær onsýn ænig, ac hyne ecg fornam.

    Beowulf

  • With acc. of pers.: þā hyne sīo þrāg becwōm, _when this time of battle came over him_,

    Beowulf

  • Fēond gefyldan (ferh ellen wræc), and hī hyne þā bēgen ābroten hæfdon, sib-æðelingas: swylc sceolde secg wesan,

    Beowulf

  • Næs þæs wyrmes þǣr onsȳn ǣnig, ac hyne ecg fornam.

    Beowulf

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