ge-sceapennys
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-sceapennys
-sceapenys, -scapennys, -nyss, e; f. A creation, creating, formation; creātio God geswác ðære niwan gesceapennysse God ceased from the new creation, Boutr. Scrd. 17, 17. On ðæs mannes gesceapennysse in the creating of man, 19, 7. Se man ðe deófle ge-efenlǽcþ se biþ deófles bearn, ná þurh gecynd oððe þurh gesceapenysse, ac þurh ða geefenlǽcunge and yfele geearnunga the man who imitates the devil is a child of the devil, not by nature nor by creation, but by that imitation and evil deserts, Homl. Th. i. 260, 13, 15.
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