wóhness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wóhness
e; f. I. crookedness (lit. or fig. ), a crooked place Ic gerihte sume wóhnysse dirigo, Ælfc. Gr. 28, 5 ; Zup. 173, 9. Ealle wóhnyssa beóð gerihte erwni prava in directa (Is. 40, 4), Homl. Th. i. 360, 33. II. wrongdoing, iniquily, perversity, depravity, wickedness Heora wóhnys on ðam regole his rihtwisnysse aetspearn. Homl. Th. ii. 158, 10. Ic wæs on wónysse geeácnod in iniquitatibus conceptus sum, Bd. I. 27; S. 495, 24. Fram langre wónesse and ungesǽlignysse álýsde a longa iniquitate atque infelicitate liberatam, 2, 15 ; S. 519, 10. Wónessa iniquitales, Bd. 5, 13; S. 633, 38: Blickl. Homl. 107, 24. Heora wóhnyssa forgyfennys, Homl. Ass. 136, 668. Ǽlc ðæra wónessa (crimes) ðe tó ǽnigre bóte gebyrie, Cod. Dip. Kmbl. v. 143, 23. On wðnyssum in iniquitatibus, Bd. l, 27; S. 495, 25. Gif hie on ǽnigum dǽle wólíce libban heora líf, sýn hié from heora wónessum onwende, and fram heora unrihtum oncyrran. Blickl. Homl. 109, 20.
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