stíf
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
stíf
adj. Stiff, unbending, rigid Stífne rigentem, Germ. 394, 272. [He ches stiue here to shurte, O. E. Homl. ii. 139, 16. He (the dead man) biþ sone stif, Fragm. Phlps. 5, 45. Stif he wes on þonke, Laym. 2110. Sa strang and stijf in fight, C. M. 18140. Þat plaid (plea) was stif and starc and strong, O. and N. 5. Du. stijf: M. H. Ger. stíf: Ger. steif: Dan. stiv: Swed. styf.] v. stífian.
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