self-cwalu
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
self-cwalu
e; f. Self-slaughter, suicide Sum sceal ful earmlíce ealdre linnan . . . and hine tó sylfcwale secgas nemnaþ speak of him as committing suicide, Exon. Th. 330, 24; Vy. 56. [Cf. We scole witan, þet nan seolfcwale, þet is aȝensclaȝa, ne cumeð to godes riche, O. E. Homl. i. 103, 3.]
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