riht-wíf
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
riht-wíf
es; n. A lawful wife Hú mihte Abraham beón clǽne hé nǽre forligr geteald þá þá hé hæfde cyfese under his rihtwífe? quomodo defenditur Abraham adulterii reus non esse, dum viventi legitima uxore sua conjunctus est ancillae suae?, Angl. vii. 46, 440. Sé þe hæbbe rihtwíf and eác cifese, Ll. Th. i. 406, 16: Hml. A. 204, 303.
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