myrþra
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
myrþra
an; m. A murderer, homicide Se man biþ myrþra (homicida ), se ðe his bróþor hataþ, L. Ecg. C. 24; Th. ii. 150, 10. Gif hwylc man for his mǽges wræce man ofsleá, dó (do penance ) hé swá myrþra .vii. geár oððe .x., L. Ecg. P. iv. 68, 18; Th. ii. 230, 19, 21 : Bd. 2, 9; S. 511, 37. Ðú (the soul) wǽre ðǽr (in the world ) morþ and myrþra, Wulfst. 241, 9. Ðonne biþ hé ealra ðara manna deáþes sceldig and myrþra beforan ðæs écan Déman heáhsetle, Blickl. Homl. 53, 7. Myrþran and mánswaran, 61, 13. Míne myrþran and mánsceaþan (the devils ), Exon. 42 a; Th. 141, 4; Gú. 622. Myrþra homicidas, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 22, 7. [Goth. maurþrja : O. H. Ger. murdreo latro.] v. bearn-, mǽg-, self-myrþra.
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