hǽðen-nes
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hǽðen-nes
se; f. Heathenism, paganism; gentilitas Ðá ongunnon monige hǽðennysse þeáw forlǽtan relicto gentilitatis ritu, Bd. 1, 26; S. 488, 12. Hé tó hǽðennysse wæs gehwyrfed ad apostasiam conversus est, 3, 30; S. 561, 39. [Laym. hæðenesse : Chauc. 'as wel in Cristendom as in hethenesse,' Prol. 49 : Piers P. ' al was hethenesse some tyme Ingelond and Wales, 15. 435.]
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