swǽsness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
swǽsness
e; f. Blandishment, fair speech Swǽsnyssum blandimentis, lenociniis , Hpt. Gl. 481, 10. Gé Godes cempan, gé áwurpaþ eówerne cynehelm for ðám earmlícan swǽsnyssum (the appeals made to your feelings ) ðissera heófiendra. Ne áwurpe gé eówerne sige for wífa swǽsnyssum, Homl. Skt. i. 5, 54-58. Ðæt hé ðissere worulde swǽsnyssa (blanditias ) warnige, Scint. 216, 12. v. ge-swǽsness.
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