eald-geníþla
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
eald-geníþla
an; m. An ancient foe, arch-fiend, Satan; antīquus inĭmīcus, diăbŏlus Ðe-læs him ealdgeníþlan scyððan cómon lest the old foes might come to injure him, Andr. Kmbl. 2098; An. 1050 : Judth. 11; Thw. 24, 37. Ealdgeníþla, helle hæftling the old fiend, hell's captive, Andr. Kmbl. 2682; An. 1343. v. eald-feónd.
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