'awe, reverence, terror; danger' (Modern English awe)
Proposed ON Etymon (OIcel representative)
agi ‘dread, awe; discipline; enmity’
(ONP agi (sb.))
Other Scandinavian Reflexes
Far agi, Icel agi, Norw age, Dan ave, OSw aghi, Sw aga
cp. ege (n.) ‘fear, awe’
Phonological and morphological markers
N and E in earlier ME (first recorded in Orrm), but shows signs of wider acceptance by the later period (incl. Chaucer, in rhyme): see further McGee 507.
Occurrences in the Gersum Corpus
Erk 234, WA 169, 1459, 2987 etc.