hird-ness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hird-ness
hyrd-, e; f. Guard, keeping, custody Hé betǽhte hig ða þrí dagas tó hirdnysse tradidit ergo illos custodiæ tribus diebus, Gen. 42, 17. Gif hwá befæst his feoh tó hyrdnysse si quis commendaverit pecuniam in custodiam, Ex. 22, 7. Swá hí on niht hyrdnesse begangaþ sicut custodia in nocte, Ps. Th. 89, 5. On hyrdnyssa in custodias, Lk. Skt. 21, 12.
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