of-spring
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
of-spring
es; m. Offspring, progeny, posterity, descendants Of-spring styrps, Ælfc. Gr. 9, 58 ; Som. 13, 36. Ofsprincg progenies, 12 ; Som. 15, 53. Eall heora ofspring ðe him of com, Ælfc. T. Grn. 3, II. Eall heora ofsprinc boren and unboren, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. iv. 263, 29. Gif his sunu and sunu-sunu swá micel landes habban, siððan biþ se ofsprinc (cf. hiora æftergengas, 24) gesíðcundes cynnes, L. Wg. II ; Th. i. 188, II. Ic sette feóndrǽdene betweox ðínum ofspringe and hire ofspringe, Gen. 3, 15. Ðínum ofspringe (semini tuo) ic forgife ðis land, 12, 7 : 13, 15. Ic dó ðínne ofspring swá menigfealdne swá ðære eorþan dust, 13, 16. Hí gesworen habbaþ ge for hý sylfe ge for heora ofspryng (gingran, MS. B. ), L. A. G. tit. ; Th. i. 152, 17. Ðis sý gedón for Síferþ and for his ofsprincg tó hyra sáwle þearfe, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. ii. 300, 15 [Icel. af-springr.]
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