ælmes-riht
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ælmes-riht
es; n. A right or obligation in reference to alms (cf. Riht is ðæt man betǽce . . . þriddan dǽl (folces ælmessan) ðám þearfum, Ll. Th. ii. 256, 30) Ǽghwilc ælmesriht ðe man on Godes ést scolde mid rihte georne gelǽstan, ǽlc man gelitlað oððe forhealdeð, Wlfst. 159, 21. Ðrǽlriht wǽron generwde and ælmesriht gewanode, 158, 16.
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