ofer-sǽlþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ofer-sǽlþ
e; f. Pleasure or happiness that exceeds due bounds: — Gif ðú wilnast ðæt ðú wel mǽge ðæt sóðe leóht sweotole oncnáwan ðú for*-*lǽtan scealt ídle ofersǽlþa unnytne gefeán (cf. gif ðú wilnige ðæt sóðe leóht oncnáwan áfyr fram ðé ða yfelan sǽlþa and ða unnettan, Bt. 6; Fox 14, 32) tu si vis cernere verum, gaudia pelle, Met. 5, 27.
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