sunor
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
sunor
(-er), e; f. A herd of swine, a sounder ('That men calleth a trip of a tame swyn is called of wylde swyn a soundre; that is to say, ȝif ther be passyd v. or vi. togedres.'—Halliwell's Dict.) Wæs unfeor suner swína (suner berga, Lind. grex porcorum) etende. Ða deóful bédun hinae: 'send úsic in ðás sunrae (suner, Lind. gregem ) swína.' . . . Eode all siu suner niþerweardes in sae, Mt. Kmbl. Rush. 8, 30-32. Sunor . . . ðæt sunor, Lk. Skt. Lind. 8, 32, 33. [The word seems to be found in the Lombard sonar-pair, sonor-pahir verres qui omnes alios verres in grege batuit et vincit; see Grmm. Gesch. D. S. 483; Graff. 3, 202: and in the Frankish sonesti=duodecim equas cum admissario, aut sex scrovas cum verre, vel duodecim vaccas cum tauro, Grmm. Gesch. D. S. 383.]
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