waefer-sín
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
waefer-sín
-sién, -sýn, -seón, e; f. A sight, show, spectacle Wæfersýn spectaculum, Wrt. Voc. i. 55, 44. Ðæt ic him wæfersýn wǽre factus sum illis in parabolam, Ps. Th. 68, 11. Ond swá micel wundor and wæfersién wæs mínes weoredes on fægernisse fuitque inter uarietates spectaculorum in conspiciendo talem exercitum, Nar. 7, 18. Wæferséne spectaculi, Hpt. Gl. 508, 28. Wæfersýne, 487, 47, Wæferséne spectaculo, 412, 1. Mid wundurfulre wæferséne stupendo spectaculo, 470, 76. Wæfersýne, Bd. 3, 3; S. 525, 38: 5, 12; S. 628, 8. Hé bebeád his folce ðæt hí tó ðyssere wæfersýne (a man trying to fly ) cómon, Homl. Th. i. 380, 15. Eall wered ðe æt ðisse wæfersýnne wǽron, Lk. Skt. 23, 48. On wæferséne (v. wæferness) per publicum, Hpt. Gl. 510, 12. Hí woldon ða gymstánas tócwýsan on ealles ðæs folces gesihðe tó wæfersýne, Homl. Th. i. 60, 25: 542, 32. Hí mé geworhton him tó wæfersýne, Rood Kmbl. 61; Kr. 31. Wé for úrum synnum tó swylcere wæfersýne synd, Homl. Skt. ii. 25, 158. Wæferséne spectaculum, Hpt. Gl. 435, 49: 501, 46. Se dæg mé ætýwde swíðe micele wæfersýne, Shrn. 41, 15. Tó ðissum wæferseónum, Blickl. Homl. 187, 15. [O. H. Ger. wabar-siuni spectaculum.]
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