mann-líca
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mann-líca
an; m. A human form, image of a man, statue Ǽfre siððan se monlíca (the pillar of salt into which Lot's wife was turned ) stille wunode, Cd. 119; Th. 155, 1; Gen. 2566. Eall Adames cynn ðe módor gebær tó manlícan all the race of Adam that mother gave the form of man to at birth, Wulfst. 137, 26: Dóm. L. 131. Ǽnne manlícan (the golden image which Nebuchadnezzar set up ), gyld of golde árǽrde, Cd. 180; Th. 226, 20; Dan. 174. Hé þurh dreócræft worhte stǽnene manlícan and ǽrene, and hié hié styredan, Blickl. Homl. 173, 23. Twegen manlícan (images in the sick man's eyes of the observer ) beóþ on mannes eágum; gif ðú ða ne gesihst, ðonne swilt se man, and biþ gewiten ǽr þrím dagum, Salm. Kmbl. p. 206, 11. v. Grmm. D. M. 1133. [Goth. man-leika imago: O. H. Ger. man-líha statua, imago, figura, effigies: Icel. mann-líkan a human image, idol, being in human shape.]
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