wífung
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wífung
e; f. I. taking a wife, marriage Be gehádodra manna wífunge (malrimonio ), L. Ecg. P. iii. 1, tit. ; Th. ii. 194, 25 : Gen. 24, 9. Ús sceamaþ tó secgenne ealle ða sceandlícan wíglunga ðe gé dwǽsmenn drífaþ on wífunge, Homl. Skt. i. 17, 102. Se ðridda cwæð : ' Ic hæbbe gewífod . . . ' Þurh ða wífunge sind getácnode ðæs líchaman lustas, Homl. Th. ii. 374, 19. Áðas and wífunga sindan tó*-*cwedene heáhfreólsdagum, L. Eth. vi. 25 ; Th. i. 320, 24. Ðás sinoðas forbudon ǽlce wífunga ǽfre weófodþénum, L. Ælfc. P. 30; Th. ii. 374, 35. II. in plural, wives; matrimonia Eów preóstum þingð, ðæt eów nán sin ne sý ðæt gé mid wífungum swá libban swá lǽwede men, L. Ælfc. P. 32; Th. ii. 376, 28. v. frum-, unriht-wífung.
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