Deóra bý
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
Deóra bý
Deór-bý, es; n? [Hunt. Dereby, Derebi: Ethel. Derebi: deór an animal, deer;a dwelling, habitation; a habitation of deer or animals] DERBY; Derbia Hér Æðelflǽd, Myrcna hlǽfdige, begeat ða burh ðe is geháten Deóra bý in this year [A. D. 917] Æthelfled, lady of the Mercians, obtained the burgh which is called Derby, Chr. 917; Erl. 105, 24: 942; Erl. 116, 14; Edm. 8. Hér wæs eorþstyrung on Deórbý in this year [A. D. 1049] there was an earthquake at Derby, 1049; Erl. 173, 18.
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