deór-cynn
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
deór-cynn
es; n. Animal-kind, beast-kind; animālium vel bestiārum gĕnus Sume wurdon to ðam deórcynne ðe mon hát tigris some were turned to the kind of beast which man calls tiger, Bt. 38, 1; Fox 196, 1. On ðam syxtan dæge God gescóp eall deórcynn on the sixth day God created all kinds of animals, Bd. de nat. rerum; Wrt. popl. science 2, 16; Lchdm. iii, 234, 14: Hexam. 9; Norm. 14, 27. To mistlícum deórcynnum to various kinds of beasts, Bt. 38, 1; Fox 196, 2.
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