EARM
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Masculine
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
§5,
§7,
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
EARM
es; m. I. an ARM, the limb extending from the shoulder to the hand; brachium Gif se earm biþ forad búfan elmbogan, ðǽr sculon xv scillinga to bóte if the arm be broken above the elbow, there shall be fifteen shillings for compensation, L. Alf. pol. 54; Th. i. 94, 24: 66; Th. i. 96, 28. Earm brachium, Wrt. Voc. 64, 69: 71, 22: 283, 7:Ps. Lamb. 88, 22: 97, l. On mycelnysse earmes ðines in magnitūdĭne brachii tui. Cant. Moys. Lamb. 187 b, 16: Ps. Th. 70, 17: 78, 12. He worhte mægne on hys earme fēcit potentiam in brachio suo, Lk. Bos. 1, 51: Ex. 6, 6: Ps. Lamb. 76, 16: 135, 12: Beo. Th. 4711; B. 2361. Se ðe earm þurhstinþ vi scillingum gebéte: gif earm forbrocen weorþ, vi scillingum gebéte let him who stabs [another] through the arm make amends with six shillings: if the arm be broken, let him make amends with six shillings, L. Ethb. 53; Th. i. 16, 7, 8: Byrht. Th. 136, 43; By. 165. Ánra gehwylc wið earm gesæt, hleonade wið handa each one rested on his arm, leaned on his hand. Cd. 223; Th. 291, 18; Sat. 432: Beo. Th. 1503; B. 749. Ǽghwæðer óðerne earme beþehte each embraced the other with his arm, Andr. Kmbl. 2030; An. 1017: Elen. Kmbl. 2470; El. 1236. Forðanðe earmas synfulra beóþ tobrocene oððe beóþ tobrytte quŏniam brachia peccatōrum contĕrentur, Ps. Lamb. 36, 17: 43, 4. Næfde séllícu wiht exle ne earmas the wonderful thing had not shoulders nor arms, Exon. 108 b; Th. 415, 4; Rä. 33, 6: 129 a; Th. 494, 24; Rä. 83, 6. Ðe me mid his earmum worhte who made me with his arms, Cd. 26; Th. 34, 28; Gen. 544: Ps. Th. 90, 11. Muscl ðæs earmes the muscle of the arm; tŏrus vel muscŭlus vel lăcertus, Ælfc. Gl. 72; Som. 70, 123; Wrt. Voc. 43, 48. II. anything projecting from a main body, as an inlet of the sea or ocean, etc; sĭnus, rāmus Ðæs sǽs earm an arm of the sea, Ors. 1. 1; Bos. 19, 10, 15, 19, 21. Earmes, 23, 20: 24, 16, 17. Gársecges earm, Ors. 1, 1; Bos. 18, 23: 19, 9. [Wyc. arm: Chauc. arme: Laym. ærm, arm: Orm. arrrness, pl: Plat. O. Sax. arm, m: Frs. earm: O. Frs. erm, arm, m: Dut. Ger. M. H. Ger. arm, m: O. H. Ger. arm, aram, m: Goth. arms, m: Dan. arm, m. f: Swed. arm, m: Icel. armr, m: Lat. armus, m : Grk. ἁρμός, m. the shoulder-joint: Sansk. īrma, m. the arm.] DER. sǽ-earm: earm-beáh, -boga, -gegyrela, -hreád, -scanca, -slífe, -strang, -swíþ.
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