weorold-sǽlþa
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
weorold-sǽlþa
pl. f. This world's goods, earthly blestings Eálá hwæþer gé nétenlícan men ongiton hwelc se wela sié and se anweald and ða woruldsǽlþa ? Bt. 16, 2 ; Fox 50, 36 note. Nis ðé náuht swíþor ðonne ðæt ðú forloren hæfst ða woruldsǽlþa ðe ðú ǽr hæfdest (fortunae prioris affectu tabescis ). Ic ongite ðæt ða woruldsǽlþa óleccaþ ðǽm módum ðe hí willaþ beswícan, 7, 1 ; Fox 16, 8-12 : 8 ; Fox 26, 5, 8. Mé áblendan ðás ungetreówan woruldsǽlþa dum levibus malefida bonis fortuna faveret, paene caput tristis merserat hora meum , 2; Fox 4, 9: Met. 2, 10. Se ymbhoga ðyssa woruldsǽlþa, 7, 54. Woruldsélþa, Bt. 12 ; Fox 36, 29. Swá his mód ǽr swíðor tó dám woruldsǽlþum gewunod wæs, 1; Fox 4, 1. Ic wolde ðæt wil máre spræcan ymbe ða woruldsǽlða vellem pauca tecum fortunae ipsius verbis agitare, 7, 3; Fox 20, 1. [O. H. Ger. weralt-sálida fortuna, terrena felicitas.] v. weorold-gesǽlþa.
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