mere-swín
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mere-swín
es; n. A sea-pig, porpoise, dolphin Ðes mereswín hic delfin, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 14; Som. 9, 37: Wrt. Voc. ii. 26, 15: i. 281, 56. Mereswín bacharus, 281, 57: 65, 61: delphin vel bocharius vel simones, 55, 60. Mereswýn bacharus, 21, 46. Meresuín bacanius, ii. 102, 11. Ǽlc seldfynde fisc ðe weorðlíc byþ, styria and mereswýn, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iii. 450, 28. Nim mereswínes fel, L. M. 3, 40; Lchdm. ii. 334, 1. Mereswýn and stirian delphinos et sturias, Coll. Monast. Th. 24, 9: Bd. 1, 1; S. 473, 17. [Icel. mar-swín: O. H. Ger. meri-suín: Ger. meerschwein dolphin, porpoise.]
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