mǽgþ-hád
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mǽgþ-hád
es; m. Kinship, relationship 'Se ðe his brðdor ne lufaþ hé wunaþ on deáþe.' Ealle wé sind gebróðra ðe on God gelýfaþ and we ealle cweþaþ 'Úre Fæder þe eart on heofonum.' Ne gedyrstlǽce nán man be mǽgþháde bútan sóðre lufe 'he who loveth not his brother continueth in death' ... All we are brethren that believe on God, and we all say 'our Father that art in heaven.' Let no man presume on kinship without true love. Homl. Th. i. 54, 6-11.
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