niht-hwíl
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
niht-hwíl
e ; f. The space of a day, four and twenty hours Gif ǽnig man wǽre áne niht on helle, and hé eft wǽre æfter þám of álǽdd . . . ne áwacode hé nǽfre for eallum þisum, tó ðám wérig hé wǽre for þǽre ánre nihthwíle, Wlfst. 147, 9. v. niht; III.
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