ge-gaf-sprǽc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-gaf-sprǽc
e; f. Idle, wanton, scoffing speech Dá wæs seó tunge teartlícor gewítnod for his gegafspræce then was the tongue more sharply punished for his wanton speech, Homl. Th. i. 330, 34. Men willaþ bysmorlíce plegian and mid gegafspræcum Godes hús gefýlan men will play shamefully and defile God's house with wanton speeches, L. Ælfc. C. 35; Th. ii. 357 note, 3. v. gaf.
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