roð-hund
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
roð-hund
es; m. A large dog; molossus. [In later English vocabularies molossus is translated by blood-hound and band-dog. v. Wrt. Voc. i. 177, 15 : 187, col. 2.] Roðhund molosus, Wrt. Voc. ii. 114, 24 : 56, 41 : i. 288, 27. Rothundas molosos, ii. 91, 9. Hroð-hund inutilis canis, i. 23, 36. [Cf. O. H. Ger. rudo molossus (v. Grff. ii. 490) : Ger. rüde.] v. ryðða.
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