éðel-weard
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
éðel-weard
es; n. A country's guardian or ruler, a king; patriæ custos vel dŏmĭnus, rex Wæs ðæt fród cyning, eald éðelweard that was a wise king, an old country's guardian, Beo. Th. 4426; B. 2210. Giímonna gestrión sealdon unwillum éðelweardas the wealth of men of old their country's guardians unwillingly gave up. Bt. Met. Fox I. 48; Met. I. 24.
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