dryht-guma
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
dryht-guma
driht-guma, an; m. A popular man, man of the people, warrior, retainer, follower, - pl. men, people; vir popŭlāris vel nŏbĭlis, mīles, sătelles, - hŏmĭnes Semninga biþ, ðæt, ðec, dryhtguma, ðeáþ ofer-swýðeþ suddenly it will be, that thee, warrior, death overpowers, Beo. Th. 3540; B. 1768. Druncne dryhtguman dóþ swá ic bidde the drunken retainers do as I bid, 2466; B. 1231. Weccaþ of deáþe dryhtgumena bearn, eall monna cynn the sons of men, all mankind, shall wake from death, Exon. 20 b; Th. 55, 22; Cri. 887. Beóþ módsefan dálum gedǽled, sindon dryhtguman ungelíce dispositions are by parts distributed, people are unlike, 83 b; Th. 314, 31; Mód. 22, 79 a; Th. 297, 23; Cri. 72.
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