word-riht
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
word-riht
es; n. I. a law expressed in the form of a command (v. word, II. 6), an ordinance; or a law expressed in spoken words, a spoken law:- — Móyses dómas, wræclíco wordriht, Cd. Th. 177, 31; Exod. 3. II. a statement of what is right; or (?) a duty which one has given his word to perform (v. word, II. 9) Wígláf madelode, wordrihta fela sægde gesíðum (told them much of what they ought to do ; or (?) told them much of what they had promised to do. Cf. wégehéton, 5261; B. 2634), Beo. Th. 5256; B. 2631.
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