hwearfung
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hwearfung
e; f. A turning, revolution, change, exchange, barter Ðé wæs ðeós hwearfung betere forðam ðe ðissa woruldsǽlþa tó wel ne lyste this change was more tolerable to thee, because thou didst not take too much pleasure in temporal blessings, Bt. 7, 3; Fox 22, 23. On midre ðisse hwearfunga, Fox 22, 19. Ðæt tácnaþ ceápunge and hwearfunge that betokens chaffer and barter, Lchdm. iii. 156, 6. Ne miht ðú ðara woruldsǽlþa hwearfunga onwendan nor canst thou avert the revolutions of worldly happiness, Bt. 7, 2; Fox 18, 37. v. hwerfung.
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