eorþ-wéla
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
eorþ-wéla
an; m. Earth-wealth, fertility; terrestres dīvĭtiæ, fertĭlĭtas Mid Egyptum wearþ syfan gear se ungemetlíca eorþwéla for seven years there was very great fertility in Egypt, Ors. 1, 5; Bos. 28, 3. Biþ him eorþwéla ofer ðæt éce líf earthly wealth to them is above the eternal life. Exon. 33 a; Th. 105, 34; Gú. 33. Ne ic me eorþwélan ówiht sinne I care naught for earth's wealth. Exon. 37 a; Th. 121, 17; Gú. 290. Sum him Metudes ést ofer eorþwélan ealne geceóseþ one chooses his Creator's favour above all earthly wealth, 79 b; Th. 298, 20; Crä. 88.
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