wíf-þing
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
wíf-þing
pl. n. Matters connected with women, marriage, intercourse Tó wífþingum foxes tægles se ýtemæsta dǽl on earm áhangen; ðú gelýfest ðæt ðis sý tó wífþingum on bysmær (irritamentum ad coitum ) gedón, Lchdm. i. 340, 22 ; 368, 16. Wífþing, gifta, hǽmed hymeneos, Wrt. Voc. ii. 43, 13. Be ðam men ðe gelómlíce wífþing begǽð de homine qui crebras nuptias conciliat, L. Ecg. P. ii. 20, tit. ; Th. ii. 180, 32. [He weddede þat mæiden, and nom heo to his bedden; þer wes wífðing riche, Laym. 31128.] Cf. brýd-þing.
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