mann-cynn
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mann-cynn
es; n. I. mankind, men, the human race Engla hláf ǽton mancynn panem angelorum manducavit homo, Ps. Th. 77, 25. Sende se Fæder his áncennedan sunu tó cwale for mancynnes álýsednysse, Homl. Th. ii. 6, 17. For ealles mancynnes hǽle, Blickl. Homl. 129, 14. Ord moncynnes (Adam ), Cd. 55; Th. 68, 2; Gen. 1111. Drihten of deáþe árás mancynne tó bysene, Blickl. Homl. 83, 21. Hió sceoldan geond ðysne middangeard mancynne bodian. 121, 4. Hine on woruld tó moncynne módor brohte, Cd. 132; Th. 167, 23; Gen. 2770. Hine feor forwræc Metod mancynne fram the Lord drove him away far from men, Beo. Th. 221; B. 110. Hé wolde mancyn lýsan, Rood Kmbl. 82; Kr. 41: Blickl. Homl. 71, 26. Hé ealle eáðmódnysse wið mancynn gecýðde, 123, 31. II. a race of men, a people, men (a limited number) Ðonne is sum eáland on ðære Reádan Sǽ ðǽr is moncynn (hominum genus ) ðæt is mid ús Donestre genemned, Nar. 37, 1. Æfter ðam ðe Iosue ðæt mankyn (the Israelites ) gebrohte tó ðam behátenan earde. Jud. pref. 3. Hé ða burg gewann and eall ðæt moncynn ácwealde he took the town and slew all the inhabitants, Ors. 3, 7; Swt. 112, 16. Micel ðæs moncynnes sum ácwealde sum on Mæcedonie lǽdde magnam Romanorum praesidiorum multitudinem partim occidit, partim in Macedoniam duxit, 4, 11; Swt. 208, 15. [Laym. mon-kun: Orm. mann-kinn: Ayenb. man-kende: O. Sax. man-kunni: Icel. mann-kyn: O. H. Ger. man-chunni humanum genus, generatio.]
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