mearc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mearc
e; f. I. a mark, sign made upon a thing Tácon ł merca titulus, Mk. Skt. Lind. 15, 26. Cf. onmerca inscribtio, 12, 16. Merce ł stæfes heafud apicem, Lk. Skt. Lind. 16, 17. Mearce caracteres, Wrt Voc. ii. 23, 81. II. a mark, ensign Hé nam ðone stán and árǽrde hine tó mearce (in titulum; for a pillar, A. V.), Gen. 28, 18. Moyses getimbrode twelf mearca (titulos; pillars, A. V.), Ex. 24, 4. Nimaþ ða sigefæstan mearca victricia tollite signa, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 64; Som. 13, 66. [O. Fr. merke; f. a mark; macula: Icel. mark; n. a mark, sign; merki; n. a mark, landmark; standard: O. H. Ger. marcha, marca titulus: M. H. Ger. marc; n. a sign.]
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