tácn-circul
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
tácn-circul
es; m. A circle or cycle which marks the date. I. the indiction, a cycle of fifteen years. v. ge-ban Ðæm gǽre ðe wæs ágán fram Cristes ácennednesse eahta hand wintra and feówer and sixtig, and in ðam tácencircole ðæt twelfte geár (the year of the indiction is the remainder after dividing 864 + 3 by 15; this remainder is 12, which agrees with the passage ), Chart. Th. 126, 3. II. the lunar cycle of nineteen years; the place which any year occupies in the cycle is marked by the golden number of the year Ðis wæs gewriten on ðam geáre ðe wæs ágán fram Cristes ácennednysse án þusend geára and án and sixtig geára, and an ðam tácncircule ðæt seofanteóðe geár (the golden number of the year 1061 is the remainder after dividing 1061+1 by 19; this remainder is 17, which agrees with the number given in the passage ), Chart. Th. 390, 19.
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