wæstmbǽrness
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Feminine
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wæstmbǽrness
e; f. Fruitfulness, fertility, produktivity Wæst[m]*-*bérnys fertilita, Wrt. Voc. i. 76, 80. Wæstmbǽrnes fertilitas, i. habundantia, ii. 147, 77. Wæstmbǽrne[s] ubertas, 151, 33. Wæstembiornis fertilitas, Txts. 180, 19. 1. referring to inanimate things Wæstm*-*bǽrnys on eorþan, Homl. Skt. ii. 28, 162. Hí héton secgan ðysses landes wæstmbǽrnysse (insulae fertilitatem ), Bd. 1, 15; S. 483, 15: Homl. Th. i. 286, 19. Wæstmbǽrnesse, Ors. 1, 5; Swt. 34, 9. 2. referring to living creatures Nis on nánum óðrum men mægðhád, gif ðǽr bið wæstmbǽrnys, ne wæstmbǽrnys, gif ðǽr bið ansund mægðhád, Homl. Th. i. 438, 27. Hé him geheóld wæstmbǽrnysse tuddres (fecunditatem sobolis ), Bd. 1, 27; S. 493, 8. v. un-wæstmbǽrness.
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