wæl-fýr
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wæl-fýr
es; n. I. a fire that, slays, deadly fire Beorges weard (the fire-drake ) wearp wælfýre, wíde sprungon hilde leóman, Beo. Th. 5157; B. 2582. II. a fire that burns the slain, a funeral pile Hét Hildeburh hire selfre suna on bǽl dón ... wand tó wolcnum wælfýra mǽst, Beo. Th. 2243; B. 1119.
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