-e
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Suffix
Gender: Masculine, Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
-e
in the termination of nouns, denotes a person; as, Hyrde, es; m. A shepherd, from hyrdan to guard. The vowel -e is also used to form nouns denoting inanimate objects; as, Cýle, es; m. Cold; cwide, es; m. A saying, testament: brice, es; m. A breach: wlite, es; m. Beauty. These are mostly derived from verbs, and are masculine, but when derived from adjectives they are feminine; as, Rihtwíse, an; f. Justice.
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