blǽc-ern
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
blǽc-ern
es; n. [blǽc light, ærn a place] Literally a lamp or candlestick, also the light itself; verbum de verbo, candelabrum, etiam candela, lucerna Bæd ðæt hí ðæt blǽcern acwencton prayed that they would put out the light [lucernam], Bd. 4, 8; S. 575, 40, note, MS. B. Ne menn blǽcern in beornaþ men do not light a candle [lucernam], Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 5, 15. Blǽcern fótum mínum lucerna pedibus meis, Ps. Th. 118, 105. v. blác-ern.
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