sweor-ród
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sweor-ród
e; f. A cross suspended from the neck:?-Hé becwæð Wulfstáne ærcebiscope áne sweorróde (the Latin version has philacterium; cf. the use of this word for chains and medals worn by gladiators round their necks as tokens of victory), Chart. Th. 551, 5. Óðrum litlum silfrenum swurródum, 429, 15.
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