weorold-wlencu
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
weorold-wlencu
(-o); indecl.: -wlenc; e; f. Worldly pride, worldly pomp Bisceopum gebyreþ, ðæt hí woruldwlence ne hédan tó swýðe, L. I. P. 10; Th. ii. 316, 30. Hí læccaþ of manna begeátum lóc hwæt hí gefón magan . . . Syððan hý hit habbaþ, hí glencgaþ heora wíf mid ðam ðe hí weofoda sceoldan, and maciaþ eall heom sylfum tó woruldwlence, 19 ; Th. ii. 328, 9. Ða mon sceal swá micle má hátan ðonne biddan suá man ongiet ðæt hié for ðissum woruldwlencum (worldwlencium, Cott. MSS.) bióð suíður upáhafene and on oferméttum áðundene talibus rectum tanto rectius jubetur, quanto in rebus transitoriis altitudine cogitationis intumescunt, Past. 26 ; Swt. 181, 21.
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