mann-bryne
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mann-bryne
es; m. A fire in which men lose their lives(?) Ðá wæs swíðe micel mancwealm, and se micela manbryne wæs on Lundene, and Paules mynster forbarn, Chr. 962; Erl. 120, 6. [Thorpe with previous translators renders the word by fever; Earle would read mánbryne = destructive fire. If mánbryne be taken perhaps an incendiary fire is meant.]
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