mægden-cild
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
mægden-cild
es; n. A female child, girl Gif hit hysecild byþ ofsleáþ ðæt gif hit sí mǽdencild healdaþ ðæt si masculus fuerit, interficite eum, si femina reservate, Ex. 1, 16. Ðonne ða wíf heora bearn cendon, ðonne féddon hié ða mǽdencild and slógon ða hysecild, and ðǽm mǽdencildum hié fortendun ðæt swíðre breóst foran, Ors. 1, 10; Swt. 46, 10-12. Tǽcende ðám mǽdencildum docendo puellas, Ælfc. Gr. 26; Som. 28, 16.
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