æfter-gengness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
æfter-gengness
e; f. I. posterity Æftergencnesse posteritatis, An. Ox. 849. Æftergencgnesse posteritate, 2695. Æftergennysse, 3610. Ðǽra gesceafta æftergengnyssa, Hml. Th. ii. 206, 10. II. succession in an office For ðǽre gewissan æftergencgnysse (-gegencgednysse, v. l. ), ðæt is ðæt se sunu sceolde symle fón tó ðám háde æfter his fæder geendunge, Hml. S. 10, 219. Mid fæderlicre æftergengnysse in lineal succession, 18, 385. III. inferiority of position, occupation of the lowest place Mid æftergencnysse hylde extremitate contentus, R. Ben. I. 33, 14.
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