hǽðen-dóm
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hǽðen-dóm
es; m. Heathendom, paganism Hí gecwǽdon ðæt hí ǽnne God lufian woldon and ǽlcne hǽðendóm georne áweorpan they agreed that they would love one God and zealously put away every kind of heathendom, L. E. G. pref; Th. i. 166, 12. Wé lǽraþ ðæt preósta gehwilc cristendóm geornlíce árǽre and ǽlcne hǽðendóm mid ealle ádwæsce we enjoin that every priest zealously promote Christianity, and totally extinguish every kind of paganism, L. Edg. C. 16; Th. ii. 248, 2 : Cd. 183; Th. 229, 23; Dan. 221. [Orm. hæþenndom 'and tatt [the death of the soul with the body] iss mikell hæþenndom to lefenn and to trowenn:' Icel. heiðin-dómr : O. H. Ger. heidan-tuom : Ger. heidenthum.]
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