hrycg-hǽr
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hrycg-hǽr
es; n. Hair on the back of an animal Gif ðú hafast mid ðé wulfes hrycghǽr and tæglhǽr ða ýtemestan on síðfæte bútan fyrhtu ðú ðone síð gefremest ac se wulf sorgaþ ymbe his síð if you have with you on a journey hairs from a wolf's back and from the tip of its tail, without fear you will perform the journey; but the wolf will have trouble about his journey, L. Med. ex Quadr. 9, 3; Lchdm. i. 360, 20.
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