fæder-líc
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
fæder-líc
def. se -líca, seó, ðæt -líce; adj. Of or belonging to a father, FATHERLY, paternal, ancestral; patrius, pāternus, patrōnymĭcus Wæs he to ðære fæderlícan healle gelǽdd he was led to his father's hall, Guthl. 2; Gdwin. 12, 11. Ðýlæs toworpen síen fród fyrngewritu and ða fæderlícan láre forléten lest the wise old scriptures should be overturned and our ancestral lore deserted, Elen. Kmbl. 862; El. 431. Sume syndon patronimica, ðæt synd fæderlíce naman some are patronymics, which are fatherly nouns, Ælfc. Gr. 5; Som. 4, 52.
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