wiþer-leán
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wiþer-leán
es; n. Recompense, retribution Wearð wícingum wiþerleán ágifen; gehýrde ic ðæt Eádweard ánne slóge, Byrht. Th. 135, 11; By. 116. Deáþes háliges wiþerleáne (as recompense) líf eádig geáhniaþ mortis sacre compendia vitam beatam possident, Hymn. Surt. 130, 9. Wunde wiðerleán retribution for sin, Soul Kmbl. 187; Seel. 94. [O. L. Ger. withir-lón retributio: O. H. Ger. widar-lón recompensio, recompensatio.]
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