eorþ-cyning
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
eorþ-cyning
es; m. [cyning a king] An earthly king, king of the land; terræ rex Sceótend Scyldinga to scypum feredon eal ingesteald eorþcyninges the Scyldings' warriors conveyed all the house chattels of the king of the land to their ships. Beo. Th. 2315: B. 1155. Ðam æðelestan eorþcyninga for the noblest of earthly kings. Elen. Kmbl. 2346; El. 1174: Cd. 162; Th. 202, 23; Exod. 392: 189; Th. 235, 14; Dan. 306. Eorþcyningum [MS. -cynincgum] se ege standeþ terrĭbĭli ăpud rēges terræ, Ps. Th. 75, 9. He eorþcyningas yrmde and cwelmde he oppressed and slew the kings of the earth, Bt. Met. Fox 9, 93; Met. 9, 47: Ps. Th. 88, 24.
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