hand-gemǽne
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Verb Class: Uncertain, Participle
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hand-gemǽne
in the phrase handgemǽne beón (cf. Germ. handgemein werden to fight hand lo hand) Ðǽr unc hwíle wæs handgemǽne there for a time it was for the two of us hand-to-hand fighting, B. 2137.
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