rípung
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
rípung
e; f. I. ripening Seó sunne tempraþ ða eorþlícan wæstmas ǽgðer ge on wæstme ge on rípunge, Lchdm. iii. 250, 19. II. ripeness, maturity Tó ðæs mynstres geate sý geatweard geset, eald and wís ... seó rípung his gestæþþignesse sý swylc, ðæt hine ne worian ne scríðan ne lyste ad portam monasterii ponatur senex sapiens ... cujus maturitas non sinat eum vagari, R. Ben. 126, 17. On rípunga in maturitate, Ps. Spl. 118, 147. Se þridda tíma ys autumnus .... Bóceras getrahtniaþ ðæne naman for ðære rípunge oððe for ðære gaderunge. Hig cweþaþ autumnus propter autumationem vel propter maturitatem, Anglia viii. 312, 27.
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