syn-sceaþa
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
syn-sceaþa
an; m. One who wickedly does harm, a malefactor, criminal, miscreant Se synscaþa sceaþena þreáte éhstreám sóhte, Exon. Th. 282, 31; Jul. 671. Hié ne móste se synscaþa (Grendel ) under sceadu bregdan, Beo. Th. 1418; B. 707. Ðone synscaðan gúðbilla nán grétan nolde, 1607; B. 801. Ða synsceaðan (the heathens ) Godes tempel brǽcan and bærndon, Exon. Th. 44, 21; Cri. 706. Metod beslóh synsceaþan (the apostate angels ) sigore and gewealde, Cd. Th. 4, 17; Gen. 55. Cf. mán-sceaþa.
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