hwearf
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hwearf
hwerf, es; m. A turn, space, change, exchange, that which is exchanged Be hwearfe. Nán man ne hwyrfe nánes yrfes bútan ðæs geréfan gewitnesse ... Gif hit hwá dó fó se landhláford tó ðam hwearfe Of exchange. Let no man exchange any property without the witness of the reeve ... If any one do so let the lord take possession of the property exchanged, L. Ath. i. 10; Th. i. 204, 16-21. In huarf in spatio, Lk. Skt. Lind. 24, 13. Huelc seles monn hwerf fore sáuel his quam dabit homo commutationem pro anima sua, Mt. Kmbl. 16, 26. Huoerf, Mk. Skt. Lind. 8, 37. Gif huerf gie sellas si mutuum dederitis, Lk. Skt. Lind. 6, 34. Huoerf, 35. Ðæt wharfe and ðæt foreward pactionem et commutationem, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. iv. 241, 37. [Cf. O. Frs. hwarf, werf (with numerals) achte werf octies: O. H. Ger. sibun warb septies; hwarba motus, vicis, Grff. iv. 1235. Cf. the use of síþ in A. S. and the corresponding forms in other dialects, and the use of gang in Danish and Swedish, with numerals.] v. ge-hwearf, hwearf-líce.
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