Fíf burhga
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
Fíf burhga
or burga; pl. f. The Five towns, viz. Leicester, Lincoln, Nottingham, Stamford, and Derby; quinque cīvĭtātes On fíf burhga geþincþe in the assembly of the Five towns, L. Eth. iii. 1; Th. i. 292, 6. Ferde se æðeling ðanon in to fíf burgum [burhgum, Th. 276, 7, col. 2] the noble went thence to the Five towns, Chr. 1015; Th. 276, 7, col. 1; 277, 7: 1013; Th. 270, 17, col. 2.
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