hwæl-hunta
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hwæl-hunta
an; m. A whale-hunter, whale-fisher, whaler Hwælhunta cetarius, Ælfc. Gl. 101; Som. 77, 55; Wrt. Voc. 55, 59. Ðá wæshé swá feor norð swá ða hwælhuntan firrest faraþ was as far north as the whalers ever go, Ors. 1, 1; Swt. 17, 12.
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