weorold-wíse
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
weorold-wíse
an ; f. What is usual in the world, a fashion of the world Hé bæd ðæt Godes yrre ofer hí ne cóme, ne him wǽre hwæs (hwæt ?) gneáðes ne óþerra worldwísena. Ðá com stefn of heofonum and seó cwæð: . . . 'Gif hwilc man on micelre neádþearfnesse bið ðín gemyndig . . . ic gefremme ðæs mannes nédþearfnesse' he prayed that God's anger should not come upon them, nor that aught of penury or of other ills that are fashions of this world might be theirs. Then came a voice from heaven, and it said: . . . If any man in great need shall be mindful of thee . . . I will perform that man's need, Shrn. 77, 1-9.
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