lǽne-
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective, Prefix
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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lǽne-
lǽn-lic; adj. Transitory, transient, not enduring Cwæþ se godspellere Martha and Maria getácniaþ ðis lǽnelíce líf and ðis gewítendlíce, Blickl. Homl. 73, 9. Hér is seó lǽnlíc winsumnes ac ðǽr is seó syngale nearones in this world is the delight that endures not, but in the next is the anxiety that continues for ever, L. E. I. pref; Th. ii. 394, 7.
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