wæl-rest
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wæl-rest
-ræst, e; f. The rest or bed of the slain Wælræste wunian to be dead, Beo. Th. 5796; B. 2902: Exon. Th. 184, 10; Gú. 1342. Wælreste ceósan to die, Cd. Th. 99, 8; Gen. 1643: Byrht. Th. 135, 5; By. 113. Sceal fǽge flǽschoma foldærne biþeaht wunian wælræste (inhabit the grave ) Exon. Th. 164, 3; Gú. 1006. Sió ród foldan getýned wunode wælreste (lay buried ), Elen. Kmbl. 1444; El. 724.
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