mennisc
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.
mennisc
es; n. Men, people Ðis is ðæt mennisc ðe ealle míne dǽda mid heora wordum onwendan, Blickl. Homl. 175, 24. Ðonne eówre wærgaþ mennisc when men curse you, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 5, 11. Gif ðǽr óðer mennisc borh síe if other people be surety, L. Alf. pol. 1; Th. i. 60, 19. Ðá wearþ micel mennisc geweaxen then men began to multiply, Homl. Th. i. 20, 21. Ðǽr wæs mycel mennisc tóweard there was a great multitude of people coming, 182, 5. Ðeáh eal mennisc wǽre gegaderod though all men were gathered together, 26, 26. Ðære þeóde mennisc swá wlitig wǽre the men of that nation were so beautiful, ii. 120, 22. Ðæt ðú ne nyme wíf mínum suna of ðisum menisce (de filiabus Chananæorum ), Gen. 24, 3. Josue ofslóh eall ðæt mennisc ðe on muntum wunode (omnem terram montanam ), Jos. 10, 40: Thw. 161, 37. Ácwealde ðæt earme mennisc, Homl. Th. ii. 474, 7. [Cf. O. H. Ger. mannisco, mennisco homo: Ger. mensch.]
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