ge-riht
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-riht
es; n. What is right, a right, due, last office of the church, direction; rectum, jus, ratio, officium Gif hwá ǽnigra godcundra gerihto forwyrne if any one refuse any divine dues, L. E. G. 6; Th. i. 170, 7. Godes gerihto God's dues, 5; Th. i. 168, 25: Homl. Th. i. 74, 22: Swt. A. S. Rdr. 105, 39: L. Eth. 5, 11; Th. i. 306, 30: Shrn. 208, 28. Ðis syndon ða gerihta ðe se cyning áh ofer ealle men on Wessexan these are the rights which the king has over all men in Wessex, L. C. S. 12; Th. i. 382, 12. Cynescipes gerihta rights of royalty, L. Edg. S. 2; Th. i. 272, 27: Chr. 1085; Erl. 218, 28. Ealla ða gerihta ðe ðǽr of arísaþ all the rights arising therefrom, 1031; Erl. 162, 4: 1074; Erl. 212, 6. Geriht ratio, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 23, 23, 24. Heó to cyrcean eóde and hire gerihtan underfeng she went to the church and received her rites, Chr. 1093; Erl. 229, 11: Homl. Th. ii. 142, 9. Fóron to gefeohte forþ on gerihte marched straight on to battle, Judth. 11; Thw. 24, 23; Jud. 202. Man ána gǽþ mid his andwlitan up on gerihte man alone walks with his face erect, Bt. Met. Fox 31, 34; Met. 31, 17. On geryhte ongeán ðænemúþan in a direction opposite the mouth, Ors. 1, 1; Bos. 24, 8. On gerihte fram ðam scipe to ðam ancre right from the ship to the anchor, Shrn. 175, 19: Cod. Dipl. ii. 172, 20. DER. ald-, cyric-, geár-, woruld-geriht.
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