ge-réþru
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-réþru
pl. n. Rudder, helm [the steering was done by means of an oar] Ða men ða ðe beóþ winnende in sciplícum gewinne híg ðonne begáþ ǽrost ða geréþru in ðære hýþe qui in nauali prælio demicaturi sunt ante in portu inflectant gubernacula, Shrn. 35, 8: 9. Geréþru vel scipgetawu aplustre, Ælfc. Gl. 103; Wrt. Voc. 56, 19. Geréþra aplustra, Gl. Mett. 15. On ánum báte bútan ǽlcum geréþrum in a boat without any means of steering, Chr. 891; Erl. 88, 6, see note on this passage. 'Geréþrum' can however hardly be a case of 'geréþra' nauta, ass
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