fyrn-gewrit
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
fyrn-gewrit
-gewryt, es; pl. nom. acc. -gewritu, -gewrito; n. An ancient writing, old scripture; vĕtus vel prisca scriptūra Ðý-læs toworpen síen fród fyrngewritu lest the wise old scriptures should be overturned, Elen. Kmbl. 861; El. 431. Ða ðe fyrngewritu sélest cunnen those who best know the ancient writings, 746; El. 373: 1117; El. 560. Þurh fyrngewrito through ancient writings, 309; El. 155. On eallum ðam fyrngewrytum in all the ancient writings, Salm. Kmbl. 15; Sal. 8.
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