wlite-weorþ
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wlite-weorþ
es; n. Ransom or compensation paid for a person, the amount being determined by the person's appearance (wlite; see the passages from the Laws under wlite; I.) Cóm tó him án wydewe, seó sǽde him hire sunu wǽre gelǽded in hæftnýde . . . and bæd þone Godes wer hé hire his wliteweorþ (pretium) gesealde, heó mihte hire sunu mid álýsan, Gr. D. 179, 21.
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