méég-gildan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Uncertain
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
méég-gildan
(?) to pay part of the wergild for a homicide committed by a kinsman Ne þearf se frigea mid ðam þeówan mǽggieldan (or should this be mǽge gieldan? cf. MS. B. which has mid ðam þeówan men gyldan. But the word is supported by L. H. i. 70, 5 :-- Non cogitur liber cum servo meggildare ), L. In. 74; Th. i. 150, 1.
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