Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5221
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  • Title: Lexical Inequities in Marriage: Old English "Wif," "Wer," and "Husbonda" [The author argues that the replacement of "Wer" by "Husbonda" reflected the increased status and powers of the husband over his wife].
  • Source: Studia Neophilologica 66, ( 1994): Pages 3 - 14.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Husbands Linguistics Old English Language Wives
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 11-12
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00393274
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