mynster-líf
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mynster-líf
es; n. I. monastic life Gif hláford nylle hire mynsterlífes geunnan, oðða hiá siolf nylle, Chart. Th. 471, 2. Hé mynsterlíf ðam weoruldlífe forbær monasticam saeculari vitam praetulit, Bd. 5, 19; S. 637, 7. Hé him sendan sceolde sume eáwfæste munecas ðe him mynsterlíf ástealdon, Homl. Skt. 6, 57. II. a place in which the monastic life is lived Mynsterlíf coenobium (cf. hec cenobium an abbay, i. 230, 8), Wrt. Voc. ii. 19, 47 : 93, 32 : gurgustia, 93, 33. Ic wille ðæt ðǽr ǽfre beó mynstrelíf and samnung (a monastery and brotherhood ), Chart. Th. 391, 29. Cf. Munuc-líf.
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