mann-slege
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mann-slege
es; m. Man-slaying, homicide Gif þeóf brece mannes hús nihtes and hé weorðe ðǽr ofslegen, ne síe hé (the slayer ) ná mansleges scyldig. Gif hé æfter sunnan upgonge ðis déþ, hé biþ mansleges scyldig, and hé ðonne self swelte, L. Alf. 25; Th. i. 50, 18-21: Blickl. Homl. 189, 34. Be manslege. Gif Ænglisc man Deniscne ofsleá gylde hine mid xxx pundum, oððon mon ðone handdǽdan ágyfe, L. Eth. i. 5; Th. i. 286, 20.
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