FEN
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
FEN
fenn, fæn, fænn, es; n. m. A FEN, marsh, mud, dirt; pălus, lŭtum, līmus, sordes Ic fúlre eom ðonne ðis fen swearte I am fouler than this swart fen, Exon. 110 b; Th. 423, 33; Rä. 41, 31. Fenn lŭtum, Ælfc. Gr. 13; Som. 16, 6: līmus, lŭtum, Ælfc. Gl. 57; Som. 67, 61; Wrt. Voc. 37, 48. Þyrs sceal on fenne gewunian the spectre shall dwell in the fen, Menol. Fox 545; Gn. C. 42: Beo. Th. 2595; B. 1295. Se ðe móras heóld, fen and fæsten who held the moors, the fen and fastness, Beo. Th. 208; B. 104. Hió wyrcþ ðæt fenn ðe man háteþ Meotedisc it forms the fen which is called Mæotis, Ors. 1, 1; Bos. 15, 19. He underféhþ ðæt fenn ðara þweándra he receives the dirt of the washers, Past. 16, 5; Hat. MS. 21 b, 20. Is Élíg ðæt land eall mid fenne and mid water ymbseald est Elge pălūdĭbus circumdăta vel ăquis, Bd. 4, 19; S. 590, 4. Is ðæt églond fenne biworpen the island is surrounded with a fen, Exon. 100 b; Th. 380, 9; Rä. 1, 5. Fennas and móras fens and moors, Bt. 18, 1; Fox 62, 14. On ðám fennum in pălūdĭbus, Bd. 4, 19; S. 590, 5. Eall óþ ða fennas norþ as far north as the fens, Chr. 905; Erl. 98, 21: 1010; Erl. 143, 27. [Piers P. fen: Wyc. fen, fenne: Laym. fenne, uenne, dat; fenes, pl: Scot. fen: Plat. fenne: Frs. finne: O. Frs. fenne, fene: Dut. veen, n: Kil. ven, venne: Ger. fenne, n: O. H. Ger. fenna, fenní, f: Goth. fani, n. mud, dirt: Icel. fen, n. a fen, quagmire. ]
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