hálig-mónaþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hálig-mónaþ
-mónþ, es; m. Holy month, September On ðæm nigoþan mónþe on geáre biþ xxx daga se mónaþ hátte on léden septembris and on úre geþeóde háligmónaþ for ðon ðe úre yldran ðá ðá hí hǽðene wǽron on ðam mónþe hí guldon hiora deófolgeldum in the ninth month in the year there are thirty days. The month is called in Latin September, and in our language holy month, because our ancestors, when they were heathen, sacrificed to their idols in that month, Shrn.124, 28-31: 136, 27. Háligmónþ, Menol. Fox 325; Men. 164. [Bede, De temporum ratione, c. 13, gives Halegmonath as the native equivalent of September, v. Grmm. Gesch. D. S. 56 sqq.]
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