genip vs ginep what difference

what is difference between genip and ginep

English

Alternative forms

  • guinep

Etymology

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Noun

genip (plural genips)

  1. A succulent berry with a thick rind, the fruit of plants in the genus Genipa.
  2. Alternative form of quenepa (mamoncillo)

Old English

Etymology

ge- +‎ nip, cognate with German nebul, Old Norse nifl, from Proto-Indo-European *nébʰos.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jeˈnip/

Noun

ġenip n (nominative plural ġenipu)

  1. mist, vapours, darkness, obscurity
    • (Can we date this quote?) Wearþ genip, and ofersceadede híg (facta est nūbes, et obumbrāvit eos), Lk. Bos. 9, 34.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Ðæt genip stód æt ðæs geteldes dura (the cloud stood at the door of the tabernacle), Ex. 33, 10: Cd. 8; Th. 9, 9; Gen. 139.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Moises eóde to ðam genipe (Moyses accessit ad calīgĭnem), Ex. 20, 21.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Com stefen of ðam genipe (vox facta est de nūbe), Lk. Bos. 9, 35.
    • (Can we date this quote?) On ðæt genip (in nūbem), Lk. Bos. 9, 34.
    • (Can we date this quote?) In ðæt neowle genip (into the deep darkness), Cd. 223; Th. 292, 25; Sat. 445: 217; Th. 275, 31; Sat. 180: Exon. 93 b; Th. 351, 12; Sch. 79.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Ofer flóda genipu (over the mists of floods), Beo. Th. 5608; B. 2808: 2724; B. 1360.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Ðú ðe gesetst genipu upastínesse ðínne oððe ðínne upstíge (qui pōnis nūbem ascensum tuum), Ps. Lamb. 103, 3: Ps. Spl. 77, 27.
  2. a cloud (in the sky), a storm-cloud
    • (Can we date this quote?) Sweart wolcen and genip (atra nubes), Nar. 23, 23.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Wolcnu & genipu (nubes), Ps. L. 17, 13.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Winterbiter weder and wolcna genipu, Az. 105. (1 a)
    • (Can we date this quote?) Gyf strongra storm and genip swíþor þreáde (si procella fortior aut nimbus perurgeret), Bd. 4, 3; Sch. 361, 3.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Þá wæs swýðe mycel genip geworden in þám wolcnum, and unmǽte rénas ríndon collecto (in nubibus aere immensa nimis pluvia erupit), Gr. D. 196, 1.

Declension

Synonyms

  • þystru
  • wolcen

Derived terms

  • ġenipan (to rise as a cloud, to darken)
  • nipan

References

  • Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898), “genip”, in An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, 2nd edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press.


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