weorc-dæg
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
weorc-dæg
es; m. A work-day, any day, not a ' freólstíd, ' of the week but Sunday Weorcdæg feria, Wrt. Voc. ii. 148, 4. Sealmas tó weorcdæge (ad feriam) gebyrigende, Anglia xiii. 402, 532. Ðam syxtan weorcdæge sexta feria, 404, 563. Worcdæge, 389, 348. Búton drihten*-*lícum and freólsum háligra weorcdagas þeáwe gewunelícum beón haldene exceptis dominicis et festiuitatibus sanctorum fertales more solito teneantur, 396, 451. Freólsdæg festivitas, weorcdagas fasti. Wrt. Voc. i. 37, 14. Hú dægrédsangas on weorcdagum (privatis diebus) tó healdenne sýn (v. the whole chapter, and cf. the title of the previous one: Hú dægréd*-*sangas on freólstídum tó healdenne sýn), R. Ben. 37, 4, 5. [ȝif hit is werkedei . . . , ȝif hit is halidei . . . , A. R. 20, 7. ȝure wuke gifeþþ ȝuw sexe werrkedaȝhess, but iff þatt aniȝ messedaȝȝ . . . , Orm. 11315. Werkday feria, Prompt. Parv. 522. Icel. verk-dagr a work-day.]
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