ag-lǽc-wíf
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ag-lǽc-wíf
es; n. A wretch of a woman, vile crone; monstrum mu-lieris, mulier perniciosa Grendles módor, ides, aglǽ c-wíf Grendel's mother, the woman, vile crone. Beo. Th. 2522 ; B. 1259.
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