ge-swencness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-swencness
e ; f. Labour, hardship, trouble, distress Ús wæs swælc geswencnis mid deórum becymen tantus oriebatur tumultus, Nar. 14, 30. Ne sprǽce hé . . . be Lazares geswencnesse (contritione), þá þá hé cwæð hé onféncge manige yfel on his lífe. Gr. D. 310, 27. For þám þingum swá monigra geswencnissa wé ealle þá niht férdon mid þurste gewǽcte, Nar. II. 29. Swá monigra geswencnissa and earfeðo, 14. 23.
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