seofonnihte

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed as seofon (seven) +‎ niht (night) +‎ -e. Compare the Modern English noun sevennight.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

seofonnihte

  1. (of the moon) seven days old
    • (Can we date this quote?) Cockayne’s Leechdoms, III.178
      Se .vii. nihta mona is godon to fixiane.
      A seven-day-old moon is good for fishing.