god-bearn
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
god-bearn
es; n. I. a divine child, the Son of God; divinus filius, Dei Filius Ahangen wæs Godbearn on galgan God's Son was hanged on the cross, Elen. Kmbl. 1434; El. 719. Geségon hí on heáhþu hláford stígan Godbearn of grundum they saw the Lord, the Son of God, ascend on high from earth, Exon. 15 a; Th. 31, 21; Cri. 499: Andr. Kmbl. 1279; An. 640. II. a god-child, a god-son; filius lustricus, ex sacro fonte baptismi jam primum susceptus Godbearn to fela man forspilde god-children, too many of them have been destroyed, Swt. A. S. Rdr. 107, 94.
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