menen
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
menen
mennen, minnen, es ; n. A female servant, bondwoman, handmaid Án menen ł þeówæ ancilla, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 26, 69: vernacula, Wrt. Voc. ii. 123, 37. Mennen ancilla, 2, 39. Sunu menenes ðínes filius ancillæ tuæ, Ps. Surt. 115, 16: 122, 2. Minenes, p. 200, 6. Be ceorles mennenes niédhǽmede. Gif mon ceorles mennen tó nédhǽmde geþreáteþ, L. Alf. pol. 25; Th. i. 78. 11-12: Cd. 103 ; Th. 136, 14; Gen. 2258: 97; Th. 128, 13; Gen. 2126. Ðeáh hwá bebycgge his dóhtor on þeówenne ne síe hió ealles swá þeówu swá óðru mennen is, L. Alf. 12; Th. i. 46, 13. CCL ðara monna, esna and mennena (servos et ancillas), Bd. 4, 13; S. 583, 20. [Cf. Icel. man; n. a bondman or bondwoman: O. H. Ger. mana-houpit = a servant; v. Grmm. R. A. 301.] v, drunc-, mere-, þeów-menen (-mennen).
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