clǽnsung
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
clǽnsung
e; f. A CLEANSING, purifying, chastening, expiation, chastity; emundatio, purificatio, castigatio, expiatio, castitas Ðú towurpe hine fram clǽnsunge destruxisti eum ab emundatione, Ps. Lamb. 88, 45: Mk. Bos. 1, 44. Wæs Rómána gewuna ðæt hí clǽnsunge þweáles and bæþes sóhton Romanorum usus fuit lavacri purificationem quærere, Bd. 1, 27; S. 495, 15. Wæs he mid clǽnsunge forhæfednesse weorþ and mǽre erat abstinentiæ castigatione insignis, 4, 28; S. 606, 39. Biþ heó fremiende to his clǽnsunge erit in expiationem ejus proficiens, Lev. 1, 4. Ðe belumpon to ðære mynsterlícan clǽnsunge quæ monasticæ castitatis erant, Bd. 5, 19; S. 637, 14. DER. ge-clǽnsung, mynster-, un-.
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