wæter
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Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§7,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wæter
Add: in the following example the word is masculine. II a. add Æfter þan bióð ealle wæteras and ealle wyllas on blóde tunc omnes fontes et putei in sanguinem convertentur, Verc. Först. 120, 9. v. fullwiht-, regn-, sǽ-wæter.
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