munuc-líf
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
munuc-líf
es; n. I. the monastic life Monige of Breotone for intingan munuclífes (monachicae conversations gratia) gewunedon sécan Francna mynstro, Bd. 3, 8 ; S. 531, 17. Hé in heardnesse munuclífes lifde in monachica districtione vitam duxit, 4, 26; S. 602, 40. Man on munuclífe gelǽred viro monachica vita instituto, 3, 21; S. 551, 40 : (of a woman ), 4, 23; S. 593, l. Hé munuclífe swíðor lifde ðonne lǽwedes mannes. Blickl. Homl. 213, 10. Hé árǽrde mynster and munuclíf he established a monastery and monastic discipline, Homl. Skt. 6, 146. Munuclif lǽdan, don monachicam vitam ducere, agere, Bd. 3, 27; S. 558, 7 : (of a woman ), 4, 23; S. 593, 19. Hé sundorláf and munucláf wæs foreberende vitam privatam et monachicam praeferens, 4, ll ; S. 579, 8. II. the place in which the monastic life is lived, a monastery Hé árǽrde him munuclíf... Ðæt mynster hé gelogóde mid wellybbendum mannum, ðæt wǽron hundeahtatig muneca, Homl. Th. ii. 506, 14. Hé árǽrde six munuclíf on Sicilia lande, and ðæt seofoþe binnan Rómána burh getimbrode, on ðám hé sylf regollíce under abbodes hǽsum drohtnode, 118, 27: Ors. 6, 34; Swt. 290, 4. Munuclífa coenobiorum, monasteriorum, Hpt. Gl. 412, 22. Aþelwold biscop æft ða láre (Latin) on munuclífum árǽrde, Ælfc. Gr. pref.; Som. 1, 42. [Cf. Icel. múnk-lífi a monastery.]
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