stæf-gefég
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
stæf-gefég
es; n. I. a combination of letters a. that forms a syllable Syllaba is stæfgefég on ánre orðunge geendod. A domo fram húse; hér is se a for ánum stæfgefége; ab homine; hér is se ab án stæfgefég. Hwílon byþ ðæt stæfgefég on ánum stæfe, hwílon on twám, etc., Ælfc. Gr. 3; Zup. 7, 4-11. Wé tódǽlaþ ... ða ðǽlas tó stæfgefégum and syððan ða stæfgefégu tó stafum, 2; Zup. 5, 1-2. b. that forms a diphthong Dyptongus is twýfeald swég oððe twýfeald stæfgefég, 4; Zup. 7, 13. Diptongon, ðæt ys twýfeald stæfgefég, Anglia viii. 326, 4, II. a forming of letters in writing Stæfgefég literaturam, Ps. Spl. 70, 17.
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