un-sǽl
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
un-sǽl
es; m. Unhappiness Ða deóflu wǽron on miclum unsǽlum (v. sǽl, IV, ¶), and ða englas wǽron on swíðe micelre blisse, Wulfst. 236, 26. [Unsel him wes on mode, Laym. 30541. Sum unsel heom is ihende, O. and N. 1263. Þer heo þolyep al unsel, Misc. 146, 90. A draȝte of unsele an unfortunate draught, i.e. poison, Alex. (Skt.) 1106. On unsele oðer an untime at an improper season or time, Rel. Ant. i. 131, 43. Cf. Icel. ú-sæla unhappiness.]
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